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T - Pressin 1mg Injection
Salt Composition : Terlipressin
Manufacturer : UNITED BIOTECH PVT LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
1 Ampoule(s) Of 10ml
Introduction to T - Pressin 1mg Injection
T-Pressin 1mg injection contains an active ingredient called Terlipressin. It belongs to the medication class known as a vasopressin receptor agonist. It is used to treat bleeding from dilated veins in the food pipe that connects to the stomach, called bleeding oesophageal varices. It also improves kidney function in adults diagnosed with hepatorenal syndrome, a condition characterized by a sudden decline in kidney function.
T-Pressin 1mg injection should not be consumed if you are allergic to Terlipressin or any of its ingredients in the medication. Do not take this medicine if you have low oxygen levels (hypoxia), worsening respiratory symptoms, or reduced blood supply to the heart, limbs, or intestines. Before taking the medicine, inform your doctor if you have a severe infection known as septic shock, bronchial asthma or other respiratory conditions, uncontrolled high blood pressure, previous heart attack (myocardial infarction), hardening of the arteries (arteriosclerosis), irregular heartbeats (cardiac arrhythmias).
Notify your doctor if you have poor blood circulation to the brain (stroke), impaired kidney function (renal insufficiency), disturbances in the level of salt (electrolytes), reduced amount of fluid, or blood loss. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, breastfeeding, or being over the age of 70 years. T-Pressin 1mg injection is not recommended for children and adolescents. Inform your doctor if you are on a low-salt diet, as this medicine contains sodium.
Uses of T - Pressin 1mg Injection
- Treats bleeding esophageal varices.
- Improve kidney function in adults with hepatorenal syndrome.
Therapeutic Effects of T - Pressin 1mg Injection
T-Pressin 1mg injection acts on the walls of blood vessels, leading to their constriction and reducing blood flow to the affected veins. This mechanism helps to stop or slow down the bleeding effectively.
Interaction of T - Pressin 1mg Injection with other drugs
Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with T-Pressin 1mg injection and can cause undesirable side effects.
More Information about T - Pressin 1mg Injection
- Keep out of sight and reach of pets and children.
- Do not freeze the medicine.
- Store in a refrigerator at 2-8˚C.
How to consume T - Pressin 1mg Injection
T-Pressin 1mg injection will be administered to you by a healthcare professional in a hospital setting. It is usually administered in a vein (intravenous). Your doctor will decide the dose, route of administration, and frequency based on your disease condition and other factors.
Safety Advices for T - Pressin 1mg Injection
Limited information is available on the use of T-Pressin 1mg injection during pregnancy. Notify your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby think you may be pregnant.
It is unknown whether T-Pressin 1mg injection is excreted in breast milk. So, before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Contact your doctor for more information.
It is unknown whether T-Pressin 1mg injection is safe for patients with lung problems. Notify your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.
Limited information is available on the use of T-Pressin 1mg injection in patients with liver conditions. Inform your physician if you have any liver disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any liver-related symptoms.
It is unknown whether consuming alcohol while taking T-Pressin 1mg injection is safe. Please speak with your physician.
It is unknown whether T-Pressin 1mg injection alters driving ability. However, if you experience side effects like tiredness or drowsiness, avoid driving and using machines.
Side Effects of T - Pressin 1mg Injection
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Severe shortness of breath
- Severe chest pain
- Persistent and severe irregular heartbeats
- Kidney problems
- Locally dead skin (necrosis)
- High or low blood pressure
- Abdominal cramps
- Pale skin
- Insufficient blood circulation in arms and legs
- Slow heart rate
Word of Advice
Inform your doctor about all the underlying medical conditions. Do not stop the medicine until your doctor advises. Your doctor will continuously monitor your heart and blood circulation. Do not double-dose T-Pressin 1mg injection to make up for a forgotten dose. Notify your doctor if you experience any serious side effects. Your medical professional will inform you if you need any dose adjustments. Contact your doctor for more information.
Q 1. What is T-Pressin 1mg injection?
T-Pressin 1mg injection is a medication used for various medical conditions, including managing acute variceal bleeding in the esophagus (food pipe) and treating hepatorenal syndrome, a kidney disorder associated with liver disease.
Q 2. How to manage the side effects of T-Pressin 1mg injection?
To manage the side effects of T-Pressin 1mg injection, follow the prescribed dosage, and report side effects promptly. Stay hydrated, and monitor your heart and blood circulation regularly. Adjustments in dosage, additional medications, or supportive care may be recommended to address the side effects effectively. Maintain a healthy lifestyle, and attend follow-up appointments.
Q 3. Can you take T-Pressin 1mg injection when pregnant?
Consult your medical professional regarding the use because only limited information on T-Pressin 1mg injection during pregnancy is available. The potential benefits and risks should be carefully assessed. Your doctor will suggest taking this medicine only if it's necessary.
Q 4. What are the side effects of T-Pressin 1mg injection?
Common side effects of T-Pressin 1mg injection include diarrhea, headache, high or low blood pressure, abdominal cramps, pale skin, insufficient blood circulation in arms and legs, and slow heart rate. It is crucial to consult your doctor for any concerns or persistent side effects.
Q 5. How to give T-Pressin 1mg injection?
T-Pressin 1mg injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. It is typically given intravenously (IV). Do not self-administer.
Fact Box of T - Pressin 1mg Injection
|Molecule Name: Terlipressin||Therapeutic class: Endogenous neurohormone|
Pharmacological class: Vasopressin receptor agonist
1. Treats bleeding esophageal varices.
2. Improve kidney function in adults with hepatorenal syndrome.
- Flynn Pharma Ltd, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on May 2022] [Accessed on 28th June 2023], pil.9336.pdf (medicines.org.uk)
- Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, US Food and Drug Administration; [Revised on September 2023] [Accessed on 28th June 2023], label (fda.gov)
- Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Regulation of renal function and vascular volume, 12th edition, 2011, 712.
- KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Antidiuretic drugs, 7th edition, 2013, 596.
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