ERLISO INJECTION

SKU: AH_ML_AC_9142 Category:

Generic : Terlipressin (1mg)

Treatment : Bleeding esophageal varices

Pack size : 10.0 ml in 1 vial

Manufacturer : Wockhardt Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$49.39

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Erliso 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.

Erliso 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.

 

BENEFITS OF ERLISO INJECTION

In Bleeding esophageal varices

Esophageal varices develop when normal blood flow to the liver is blocked by a clot or scar tissue in the liver. Erliso Injection helps to reduce blood flow by narrowing the blood vessels and helps reduce and stop bleeding. It is given as an injection by a doctor or a nurse and should not be self-administered. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

 

HOW TO USE ERLISO INJECTION

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

 

HOW ERLISO INJECTION WORKS

Erliso 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

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Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Erliso Injection. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

UNSAFE
Erliso 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.
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Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Erliso Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Erliso Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Erliso Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Erliso Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

 

DRUG-DRUG INTERACTIONS –

  • PROPOFOL
  • SUFENTANIL
  • PROCAINAMIDE
  • DISOPYRAMIDE
  • QUINIDINE
  • SOTALOL
  • AMIODARONE
  • DOFETILIDE
  • IBUTILIDE
  • ERYTHROMYCIN

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ERLISO INJECTION?

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

SIDE EFFECTS

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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 Erliso

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

FAQs

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Q. Who should not take Erliso Injection?

Erliso Injection should not be given to anyone with a known allergy or hypersensitivity to Erliso Injection or any of its ingredients.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Erliso Injection?

Before starting treatment with Erliso Injection, tell your doctor if you have any other health problems, like kidney or liver-related issues, breathing issues like asthma, heart related ailments like uncontrollable or high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, etc. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are planning a baby, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q. How do you give Erliso Injection?

Erliso Injection is given by a doctor or nurse into the muscle or under the skin. It should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the body weight of the patient and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Erliso Injection.

Q. Can Erliso Injection be used in children?

There is not enough data available for its use in children. For any doubts, consult your doctor.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10.0 ml 

pack form  – 1 vial

MORE INFORMATION

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Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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