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Effect of desmopressin on normal and impaired memory
  1. JS Jenkins*,
  2. HM Mather*,
  3. AK Coughlan
  1. *The Department of Medicine, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK
  2. The Wolfson Rehabilitation Centre, London, UK


    In view of the reported influence of vasopressin on the memory process of animals, trials were carried out on normal subjects and patients with memory disorders using the vasopressin analogue desmopressin. No beneficial effects could be demonstrated.

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