The client with neurogenic diabetes insipidus is being started on an oral dose of desmopressin…

The client with neurogenic diabetes insipidus is being
started on an oral dose of desmopressin (DDAVP). Which instruction should the
nurse include in the teaching plan?

1. Use the drug only if urine output is excessive.

 2. Use twice the prescribed dose if you miss a dose.

 3. Obtain and record your weight each morning.

 4. Use an NSAID such as ibuprofen if leg cramping occurs
during walking.