This medication is a peptide hormone, prescribed for gastrointestinal hemorrhage.
Adult: IV – The recommended dose is 250 mcg as a bolus injection, then infuse at 3.5 mcg/kg/hour until bleeding has ceased.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
• Monitor blood glucose level regularly while taking this medication.
Abdominal discomfort, nausea, flushing and slow heart rate.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.
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