Medicine Overview of Cevas Injection
Cevas 20 IU Injection is used in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices.
Side Effects of Cevas are Headache, Slow heart rate, Abdominal cramp, Pale skin, High blood pressure, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Cevas 20 IU Injection have the same structure as that of the natural hormone vasopressin. Vasopressin lowers the amount of urine and bleeding by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels which, in turn, prevents the loss of water from the body.
In Depth Information on Cevas Injection
• Do not consume alcohol while taking vasopressin as it may worsen the side effects.
• Take precautions if you have certain with heart disorders as taking vasopressin may worsen the condition.
• Inform your doctor if you have seizure, migraine, asthma, heart failure, vascular disease, angina pectoris, coronary thrombosis, renal disease.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Should not be given to patients allergic to vasopressin or any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to patient with vascular diseases especially coronary artery disorders.
• Should not be given to patient with chronic nephritis (inflammation of the kidney leading to kidney function impairment) if reasonable nitrogen concentrations are not attained.
Cevas Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cevas 20 IU Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Cevas 20 IU Injection is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Cevas 20 IU Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Cevas 20 IU Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Cevas 20 IU Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Cevas 20 IU Injection, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Cevas Injection
Q. Does Cevas cause vasoconstriction?
Yes. Cevas has action on certain blood vessels and causes vasoconstriction, which results in increase in blood pressure.
Q. Is Cevas a peptide/ ADH?
Cevas is also known as antidiuretic hormone (ADH) which is a peptide hormone secreted by the pituitary gland
Q. Does Cevas increase urine output?
No, Cevas decreases urine output by acting on certain receptors in the kidney.
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