Advice

Following an abbreviated submission

terlipressin acetate 0.12mg/ml solution for injection (Glypressin Solution) is accepted for use in NHS Scotland for the treatment of bleeding oesophageal varices in patients for whom terlipressin is an appropriate choice of therapy.

It replaces a formulation that requires reconstitution and is associated with only a modest cost increase.

Download detailed advice57KB (PDF)

Download

Medicine details

Medicine name:
terlipressin acetate (Glyperessin Solution)
SMC ID:
555/09
Indication:
Bleeding oesophageal varices
Pharmaceutical company
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ltd
BNF chapter
Endocrine system
Submission type
Abbreviated
Status
Accepted
Date advice published:
13 July 2009