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Desmopressin acetate (DDAVP, Stimate, Minirin) is a medication prescribed for the management of thirst and urination following head trauma or surgery involving the pituitary gland, and the treatment of diabetes insipidus. Side effects, drug interactions, dosage, and storage information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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