Genetics of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Medication

Updated: Jul 20, 2017
  • Author: Germaine L Defendi, MD, MS, FAAP; Chief Editor: Maria Descartes, MD  more...
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Medication Summary

Daily intake of high-dose ascorbic acid (vitamin C) has been used, although it is not considered the standard of care (see Medical Care).

Desmopressin may help normalize bleeding time for patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, but further studies are needed to establish the safety and efficacy of this medication in the treatment and/or prevention of bleeding. [33]