Active ingredients: ornipressin
What it is used for
Local administration: to induce ischaemia and haemostasis at the site of an operation in various types of surgery where bleeding is a problem Plastic Surgery: Hair transplants, meloplasty, otoplasty, skin grafts, resection of tumours etc Obstetrics/Gynaecology: Vaginal repair, vaginal hysterectomy, cone biopsy of cervix, episiotomy, myomectomy. ENT Surgery: Tonsillectomy, submucous resection of septum, myringoplasty etc. Other types of surgery: Neurosurgery, orofacial surgery, surgery of head and neck, abdominal and rectal surgery, care of burns (excision of eschar).
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Infiltration
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Lifetime is 5 Years.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear, colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient ornipressin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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