Each ml contains:
(as Terlipressin acetate) IP 0.1 mg
Water for Injection IP q.s.
Bleeding Oesophageal Varices Adults:
Initial bolus dose 2 mg should be administered by an intravenous bolus Injection over one minute, followed by 1 mg-2mg every 4-6 hours for next 24-48 hours. For prevention of bleeding recurrence, continued medication shall be recommended until the bleeding has been controlled. The dose shall be administered through LV (as a rule bolus) injection or short-term infusion.
8 to 20 mcg/kg of body weight given at intervals of 4-8 hours.
Hepatorenal syndrome: 1-2 mg twice daily as IV. bolus for 2-4 weeks. Dose may be adjusted if required.
Bleeding from the urogenital tract
The dosage will range 0.2-1.0mg (200-1000 mcg) every 4-6 hours.
For juvenile metrorhagia, doses of 5-20mcg/kg of body weight are recommended. The administration shall be intravenous
Local application in gynaecological operations
Add saline to 0.4mg (400mcg) dose to obtain 10ml and apply intracervically or paracervically. The effects of such preparation can be seen after approx. 5-10 minutes. If necessary, increase or repeat the dose.
Dose of above 2mg/4 hours/2000 mcg/4hours) increase the risk of serious adverse effects on systemic circulation. Therefore, maximum prescribed dosage regimen should not be exceeded. In case of hypertension or bradycardia, the respective therapeutic measure should be taken
Terioc is contraindicated for the first three months of pregnancy, unless the indication is non-vital, pregancy toxicosis, epilepsy. The benefits against risk in the following months of pregnancy always should be considered.
Store at a temperature between 2°C to 8°C. Protect from light. Do not Freeze.