Genetics of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Medication

Updated: Nov 02, 2017
  • Author: Germaine L Defendi, MD, MS, FAAP; Chief Editor: Maria Descartes, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

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

Desmopressin may help to 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]