Noqdirna

For adults with bothersome nocturia due to idiopathic nocturnal polyuria – whatever their age or gender

Nocturnal polyuria is often the underlying cause of nocturia.1 Noqdirna is proven to reduce bothersome night time voiding,2,3 and is the only licensed medication for the treatment of nocturnal polyuria for adults, including the over 65s.4

Prescribing Information and Adverse Event Reporting

Noqdirna prescribing information can be downloaded via the icon. Alternatively the SmPC can be accessed via the EMC website.

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
Adverse events should also be reported to Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Tel: 0800 111 4126, Email: mailto:medical.uk@ferring.com

Noqdirna

(oral lyophilisate desmopressin (as acetate))

About Noqdirna

About Noqdirna

Noqdirna improves clinical outcomes and quality of life by reducing the number of nocturnal voids and nocturnal urine volume, improving patient response rates and lengthening the first uninterrupted sleep period.2,3

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About nocturia and nocturnal polyuria

Nocturia is defined as waking up to void one or more times during the night.5 Waking up two or more times is considered bothersome,6 affecting up to 60% of people over 70 years old and 17% of people between 20-40 years old.7

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How to identify at-risk patients

Are your patients suffering from increased night-time voiding? Find out how to identify patients at-risk of nocturnal polyuria and patients who could benefit from Noqdirna.

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About Noqdirna

Find out more about Noqdirna, the only licensed medication for the treatment of idiopathic nocturnal polyuria for adults, including the over 65s.4

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Noqdirna – a low dose formulation of desmopressin that melts under the tongue without the need for water4

Due to its formulation, Noqdirna can be offered at gender-specific lower doses of desmopressin compared with existing formulations, without the same risk of hyponatraemia in the elderly (65 and over). 2-4

Women: 25 microgram daily, one hour before bedtime, administered sublingually without water.
Men: 50 microgram daily, one hour before bedtime, administered sublingually without water.4

Watch this short clip which shows how quickly the sublingual formulation dissolves versus the tablet formulation.

Are you a Health Care Professional?

The following information is intended for UK Healthcare Professionals (HCPs). It contains information about prescribing, plus relevant patient information.

UY/2407/2017/UK September 2017