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Brand name: Por-8 TM

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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

The way to take this medicine is: Infiltration.

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Refrigerate
  • Do not Freeze
  • Shelf lifetime is 5 Years.
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

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.

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.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

For side effects, taking other medicines and more

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Reporting side effects

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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at

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