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Terlipin powder for injection

Dexa Medica

Product packaging may vary from one country to another.

Ingredients in every vial

Terlipressin 1 mg

Each package contains

1 vial of 1 mg

Other details

Dosage formPowder for Injection
Flavour None

W.H.O. classification

ATC Level 1 H - Systemic hormonal preparations; excluding sex hormones and insulins
ATC Level 2 H01 - Pituitary and Hypothalamic Hormones and Analogues
ATC Level 3 H01C - Hypothalamic Hormones

Warnings

Pregnancy

NOT RECOMMENDEDThis item is not safe for use during pregnancy.

Lactation

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use during lactation has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use with alcohol has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Machinery

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use while operating heavy machinery has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Available in

Indonesia

Dosage information

18 TO 65 YEARS OLD
Initially, an intravenous (IV) injection of 2 mg terlipressin is given every 4 hours. The treatment should be maintained until bleeding has been controlled for 24 hours, but up to a maximum of 48 hours. After the initial dose, the dose can be adjusted to 1 mg IV every 4 hours in patients with body weight <50 kg or if adverse effects occur. 0 TO 18 YEARS OLD
No data are available regarding dosage recommendation in these patient populations.

65 YEARS OLD AND ABOVE
No data are available regarding dosage recommendation in these patient populations.

Indication

Terlipressin is indicated for the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices.