Glypressin is used in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices (bleeding from dilated veins in the food pipe leading to your stomach). It narrows th... View More
Uses of Glypressin
Side effects of Glypressin
How to use Glypressin
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Glypressin works
Glypressin works on the walls of blood vessels, causing them narrow and decrease the blood flow into the affected veins. This helps to stop or slow the ... View More
What if you forget to take Glypressin?
If you miss a dose of Glypressin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Acute oesophageal variceal haemorrhage, Hepatorenal syndrome type 1
Powder for solution for inj: Slowly add the contents of the solvent ampoule to the powder vial and roll gently until completely dissolved. Dilute furthe... View More
Intravenous Acute oesophageal variceal haemorrhage Adult: As powder and solvent for solution for inj: Initially, 1-2 mg, then 1 mg 4-6 hourly. Max dur... View More
Unstable angina, recent MI, septic shock with low cardiac output. Pregnancy.
Mode of Action
Terlipressin, an inactive prodrug, is converted via enzymatic cleavage to lysine-vasopressin. The active vasopressin selectively causes splanchnic and e... View More
Patient with uncontrolled hypertension, severe asthma or COPD, cardiac disease, arrhythmias, atherosclerosis, vascular disease (cerebral or peripheral),... View More
Significant: QT interval prolongation, ventricular arrhythmias (including Torsade de pointes), cutaneous ischaemia and necrosis. Cardiac disorders: Tac... View More
Increases the hypotensive effect of non-selective β-blockers. Concomitant use of drugs known to induce bradycardia (e.g. propofol, sufentanil) may lower... View More
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