Argipressin based vasopressor indicated for the treatment of catecholamine refractory hypotension following septic shock in patients older than 18 years.
A catecholamine refractory/resistant hypotension is present if the mean arterial blood pressure cannot be stabilized to >65 mmHg despite adequate volume substitution and application of catecholamines.
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Argipressin (also known as vasopressin, arginine-vasopressin, antidiuretic hormone) is a naturally produced human hormone for raising blood pressure and inducing water retention.
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Brand names may vary by country: EMPRESSIN, EMBESIN, EMBESYN, EMPESIN, EMPRESSINE, Rever Pleg
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