Cirrhosis: Vasoconstrictor Medicines for Variceal Bleeding - Topic Overview
Medicines that constrict small blood vessels and reduce blood flow
to the portal vein are used to treat sudden (acute) bleeding from enlarged
veins (varices) in the digestive tract (variceal bleeding).
Octreotide is the main medicine
used in the United States to treat variceal bleeding.
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