Which medications in the drug class Arginine vasopressin derivatives are used in the treatment of Menorrhagia?

Updated: Dec 20, 2018
  • Author: Julia A Shaw, MD, MBA, FACOG; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Arginine vasopressin derivatives

Indicated in patients with thromboembolic disorders.

Desmopressin (DDAVP)

Has been used to treat abnormal uterine bleeding in patients with coagulation defects. Transiently elevates factor VIII and von Willebrand factor.


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