Terlypressin

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CAS number: 
14636-12-5

Sequence
Cyclo(4-9)Gly-Gly-Gly-Cys-Tyr-Phe-Gln-Asn-Cys-Pro-Lys-Gly-NH2

Molecular formula: C52H74N16O15S2

Molecular weight: 1226.49 a.m.u.

Fields of Application
Bleeding oesophageal varices.
Hepatorenal syndrome.
Refractory hypotension
Skin burns
Septic shock resistance

Description
Terlypressin is an inactive prodrug which is slowly converted in the body to Lypressin, and has the general physiological actions of Vasopressin. Vasopressin, also known as Antidiuretic hormone, is a nine amino acid peptide secreted from the posterior pituitary that regulates water reabsorption in the collecting tubules and salt transport.

Administration:
Regular injectable form.