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Posted by: Ian | 2004/12/13

Treatment for diabetes insipidus and hypertension

I have been taking DDAVP by spray for a few years following a diagnosis of diabetes insipidus. This year I was found to have hypertension and was put on ZIAC. I notice however that the insert for DDAVP says that it is contra-indicated for persons with hypertension. I rely on the DDAVP and certainly do not believe I have any option but to take it. What are the implications for my hypertension (which has responded well to ZIAC, current reading 145/80).

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Hi Ian
This isn't really my area of knowledge, so please post the question to CyberDoc or our Cardiologist

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