Giapreza

Active Ingredient(s): Angiotensin II
FDA Approved: * December 21, 2017
Pharm Company: * LA JOLLA PHARM CO
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Giapreza Overview

Angiotensin is a peptide hormone that causes vasoconstriction and an increase in blood pressure. It is part of the renin–angiotensin system, which regulates blood pressure. Angiotensin also stimulates the release of aldosterone from the adrenal cortex to promote sodium retention by the kidneys. An oligopeptide, angiotensin is a hormone and a dipsogen. It is derived from the precursor molecule angiotensinogen, a serum globulin produced in the liver. Angiotensin was isolated in the late 1...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Angiotensin II
  • Solution: 2.5mg/ml (2.5mg/ml), 5mg/2ml (2.5mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Giapreza: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 68547-501 Giapreza 2.5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection by La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company

Other drugs which contain Angiotensin II or a similar ingredient: (1 result)




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