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TERLIEON INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 1411.87 for 1 vial(s) (10 ML injection each)
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Composition for TERLIEON

Terlipressin(NA)

food interaction for TERLIEON

alcohol interaction for TERLIEON

pregnancy interaction for TERLIEON

lactation interaction for TERLIEON

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Terlieon injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Terlieon injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Terlieon injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for TERLIEON

Terlipressin(NA)

Uses

Terlieon injection is used in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices (dilated blood vessels in food pipe).

How it works

Terlieon injection has the same structure as natural hormone vasopressin. Vasopressin prevent the loss of water from the body by reducing the amount of urine and also decreases bleeding by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels.

Common side effects

Pale colored skin, Abdominal cramp, Loss of breathing rhythm, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Headache, Myocardial ischemia

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Expert advice for TERLIEON

  • Inform your doctor if you have or ever had breathing problems, hypertension, brain problems, heart problems, or kidney problems.
  • Do not consume alcohol with terlipressin as it may lead to serious side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for TERLIEON

Terlipressin

Q.How does terlipressin work?
Terlipressin 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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Content on this page was last updated on 10 June, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)