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Ulinastatin

INFORMATION

Uses

Ulinastatin is used in the treatment of HIV infection.

How it works

Ulinastatin belongs to a class of medication called protease inhibitors. It blocks the enzymes that breakdowns protein and thereby reduces the tissue damage and inflammation.

Common side effects

Pain, Liver enzyme increased, Allergic reaction, Infusion site itching, Infusion site inflammation, Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea

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Expert advice

  • Ulinastatin should not be used as a replacement to standard therapy for shocks (transfusion, oxygen therapy and antibiotics).
  • Ulinastatin should be administered with caution if you have a history of allergy.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions

Ulinastatin

Q.Is ulinastatin safe?
Ulinastatin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.What is ulinastatin used for?
Ulinastatin is used for treating acute and chronic inflammation of pancreas (pancreatitis), septic conditions, trauma or inflammation post-surgery.


Content on this page was last updated on 30 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)