Scan for WeChat

Minirin 0.2 mg Tablets

Medicine Detail

Brand name: Minirin tablets
Content: Desmopressin 0.2 mg
Strength: 0.2 mg
Manufactured by: Ferring Pharmaceuticals.
Packing: Pack of 30 tablets


Minirin 0.2 mg Tablet has the same structure as that of the natural hormone vasopressin. Vasopressin lowers the amount of urine and bleeding by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels which, in turn, prevents the loss of water from the body.


Minirin 0.2 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of diabetes insipidus and bed-wetting.

Minirin 0.2 mg Tablet is used for the control, treatment and prevention of conditions such as bedwetting, diabetes insipidus, and Von willebrand’s disease. It works by limiting the amount of water eliminated through urination.

Minirin tablets 0.2 mg are used to treat several conditions characterised by over production of urine or uncontrolled release of urine.  Normally the amount of urine produced in the kidneys is controlled by vasopressin (arginine vasopressin or AVP), also known as antidiuretic hormone (ADH), a hormone produced in the hypothalamus of the brain, stored in the pituitary gland and released in response to dehydration, such as through perspiration or insufficient water intake.  AVP acts directly on the kidney tubules to cause reabsorption of water as the urine passes through.



Possible side effects of Minirin 0.2 mg Tablet include nausea, lightheadedness, headache, belly pain, and abdominal cramps. If you experience side effects other than the ones listed above, you need to contact your doctor for immediate medical assistance.

In addition to its intended effect, Minirin 0.2 mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.


 Do not use Minirin 0.2 mg Tablet if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it. Before using Minirin 0.2 mg Tablet tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding, if you have abnormal sodium/potassium blood levels, if you suffer from congestive heart failure, if you have coronary artery disease, if you have a history of migraineheadaches, if you have abnormally high/low blood pressure, or if you have any upcoming surgeries. Also let your doctor know your history of medical problems, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions. Extreme caution should be taken while administering this medication to the elderly.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.


Consult your doctor if you are suffering from any of the following conditions: kidney disease, heart diseases such as coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, high/low blood pressure, abnormal levels of sodium/potassium in blood (electrolyte imbalance), cystic fibrosis or any psychological condition causing unusual thirst; asthma, epilepsy (fits) or migraine headache.

Restricting the intake of water or other fluids is very important while taking desmopressin. Drinking excess water during desmopressin therapy may cause life-threatening electrolyte imbalance, and may also cause fits. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully about fluid intake.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.
Restrict consumption of alcohol as it may worsen the side effects.
Low doses of desmopressin should be taken without food for better effect.

Write a review

Note: HTML is not translated!
    Bad           Good

Tags: Minirin Tablets, Minirin Tablets .

Medical Disclaimer

We at MedsDelta: Trusted Medicine Supplier has come up with some facts and knowledge sourced from Internet and practitioners’ guidance. Rights, Service mark/Hallmark, Trade names of each medicine associated with the respected manufacturing Organisations. MedsDelta do not provide any medical opinion, body diagnose or treatment through their site. One should always take advice of the prescribed practitioner or doctor for any medical guidance and recommendation of any medicine they purchase. This is determined for Patients, Clinics, Doctors, Hospitals, Medical Institutions, Wholesale Supplier, Pharmacies, Resellers etc.