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“Nocturia is a highly prevalent, under-recognized condition associated with disrupted sleep, which results in reduced productivity and negatively impacts health and quality of life1,,,,,,,. Achieving 3-4 hours of uninterrupted sleep is a critical threshold for productivity9. Along with my co-authors, I look forward to sharing with my colleagues the exciting new findings in the elderly population, a particular group that disproportionately suffers from frequent nighttime urination,” said Dr.
NOCTIVA is the first and only product approved to treat nocturia due to nocturnal polyuria. Nocturnal polyuria is the overproduction of urine at night and can lead to nocturia, which causes a person to wake two or more times per night to void. It is estimated that nocturia impacts approximately 40 million Americans.10
Details of the presentation:
Title: Extended First Uninterrupted Sleep Period in Elderly Patients Following Treatment with AV002, an Emulsified Low Dose Vasopressin Analog for Nocturia
Date and Time:
Track: Plenary: Next Frontier
Location: Room MCC NORTH, Hall E
NOCTIVA (desmopressin acetate) is an emulsified low dose vasopressin analog, approved by the
Important Safety Information and Indication for NOCTIVA (desmopressin acetate)
- NOCTIVA can cause hyponatremia. Severe hyponatremia can be life-threatening, leading to seizures, coma, respiratory arrest, or death.
- NOCTIVA is contraindicated in patients at increased risk of severe hyponatremia, such as patients with excessive fluid intake, illnesses that can cause fluid or electrolyte imbalances, and in those using loop diuretics or systemic or inhaled glucocorticoids.
- Ensure serum sodium concentrations are normal before starting or resuming NOCTIVA. Measure serum sodium within seven days and approximately one month after initiating therapy or increasing the dose, and periodically during treatment. More frequently monitor serum sodium in patients 65 years of age and older and in patients at increased risk of hyponatremia.
- If hyponatremia occurs, NOCTIVA may need to be temporarily or permanently discontinued.
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