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Terlipressin (trade names Teripress by New Medicon Pharma and Glypressin by Ferring Pharmaceuticals) is an analogue of vasopressin used as a vasoactive drug in the management of low blood pressure. It has been found to be effective when norepinephrine does not help. It also helps prevent urination.[1] Indications for use include norepinephrine-resistant septic shock[2] and hepatorenal syndrome.[3] In addition, it is used to treat bleeding esoph...

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