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Teripress 1mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Teripress 1mg Injection is used in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices (bleeding from dilated veins in the food pipe leading to your stomach). It narrows the walls of blood vessels and decreases the blood flow into the affected veins.

Teripress 1mg Injection is given by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them. It is given only to patients with severe or life-threatening bleeding in the food pipe (esophagus).

Using this medicine can cause some common side effects such as headaches, slow heart rate, high blood pressure, peripheral vasoconstriction, and Peripheral ischemia low blood pressure. Let your doctor know if any of these side effects do not go away or get worse.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any problems with your heart, liver, or kidneys. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are taking. This medicine is not recommended for children and adolescents.

Uses of Teripress Injection

  • Bleeding esophageal varices

Side effects of Teripress Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Teripress

  • Headache
  • Slow heart rate
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Diarrhea
  • High blood pressure
  • Peripheral ischemia
  • Vasoconstriction of the extremities

How to use Teripress Injection

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

How Teripress Injection works

Teripress 1mg Injection 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 bleeding.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Teripress 1mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Teripress 1mg Injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Teripress 1mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Teripress 1mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Teripress 1mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Teripress 1mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Teripress Injection?

If you miss a dose of Teripress 1mg Injection, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Teripress 1mg Injection is given as an injection into veins under the supervision of a doctor.
  • It makes you feel dizzy or lightheaded. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Vasopressin analogues
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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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
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Your blood must be showing some abnormal results regarding clotting. This injections are given to prevent excessive bleeding during delivery
I have one child.is there is any injection for prevent the pregnancy.
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Yes inj are there but they need to be taken every 3 months. They can cause irregular bleeding or spotting or slight weight gain.
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FAQs

Q. How does Teripress 1mg Injection work?

Teripress 1mg Injection works by decreasing the blood flow to the gastrointestinal system and helps to reduce gastrointestinal bleeding caused by high blood pressure in the liver or swollen blood vessels in the esophagus.

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References

  1. McQuaid KR. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 1095.
  2. Terlipressin acetate. West Drayton, UK: Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 2009 [revised Sep. 2017]. [Accessed 23 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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