—Therapeutic Category : Posterior pituitary lobe hormones (Vasopressin and analogues)

—Content: Terlipressin Injection

—Strength: Terlipressin Injection 1 mg / 10 ml

—Presentation: 10 ml glass Ampoule

Terlipressin acts as a pro-drug and is converted via enzymatic cleavage of its three glycyl residues to the biologically active lysine vasopressin.

Indication:

This medication is an analogue of vasopressin, prescribed for

 

  • —Bleeding esophageal varices, —
  • Septic shock
  • Management of low blood pressure. It regulates the body's retention of water by acting to increase water absorption in the kidney