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Cevas 20 IU Injection


Overview

Uses of Cevas Injection

Cevas 20 IU Injection is used in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices.

Cevas Injection side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Slow heart rate
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Pale skin
  • High blood pressure
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Cevas Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Cevas Injection works

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.

Cevas Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
SAFE
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.
Driving
SAFE
Cevas 20 IU Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cevas 20 IU Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cevas 20 IU Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cevas Injection?

If you miss a dose of Cevas 20 IU Injection, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

• 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cevas

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My doctor ask me to take vit k injection. I am 35 week pregnant. Why this injection is necessary?
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Your blood must be showing some abnormal results regarding clotting. This injections are given to prevent excessive bleeding during delivery
I have used preganews and i got positive result that means i am pregnant so plz give me any medicine name or injection i don't want pregnency
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
hi PATIENT u r pregnant simply go to a govt hospital to a gynaecologist and get it aborted by simple method. there is no way u can do this at home and its illegal too and if more bleeding occurs u can die too so don't take risk. its very easy aajkal, just visit a govt hospital
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FAQs

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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References
  1. Reilly RF, Jackson EK. Regulation of Renal Function and Vascular Volume. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC,12th ed. editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 701-17.
  2. Masters SB. Hypothalamic & Pituitary Hormones. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 658-59.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
S. C. O. 162-164, Indian Airlines Building, Top Floor, Sector 34-A , Chandigarh - 160022, Chandigarh, India
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Cevas 20IU Injection. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
MRP
152
1 ml in 1 vial
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