Terlipressin

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Terlipressin (Variquel) is an analogue of vasopressin used and is a vasoconstrictor agent.

Terlipressin is manufactured by IS Pharmaceuticals (Variquel) and Ferring Pharmaceuticals (Glypressin).

Terlipressin may help in the treatment of hepatorenal syndrome.[1]

References

  1. Gluud LL, Christensen K, Christensen E, Krag A (2010). "Systematic review of randomized trials on vasoconstrictor drugs for hepatorenal syndrome.". Hepatology 51 (2): 576-84. DOI:10.1002/hep.23286. PMID 19885875. Research Blogging.