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Cevas-20 is a hormone, prescribed for diabetes insipidus, and control of variceal bleeding. It regulates the body's retention of water by acting to increase water absorption in the collecting ducts of the kidney.

Drug information on Cevas-20 (Vasopressin) from Health Biotech Pvt Ltd


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Generic : Vasopressin
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Medical Condition(s) for which Cevas-20 may be prescribed

Side effects of Cevas-20

   Body as a Whole : Anaphylaxis (cardiac arrest and/or shock).

   Heart : Heart arrest, abnormal heart rhythm, paleness of the skin area around the mouth, decreased cardiac output, chest pain, reduced blood flow to the heart, peripheral vasoconstruction and gangrene.

   Gastrointestinal : Abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting and passage of gas.

   Central Nervous System : Tremor, fainting and "pounding" in head.

   Respiratory : Asthma.

   Skin : Sweating, hives and skin death.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Diabetes Insipidus- Adults: IM / SC 5 to 10 unit 2 or 3times daily as needed.
Initial control of variceal bleeding- IV- As argipressin: 20 u.

How to use Cevas-20?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein, muscle or under the skin.

When is Cevas-20 not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Cevas-20

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart failure, migraine, epilepsy, asthma, fluid retention, kidney impairment, high blood pressure, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid excess fluid intake while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Cevas-20

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Cevas-20

Store it at controlled room temperature (15°-30° C).

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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