Try Other Septic Shock Treatments Before Angiotensin II (Giapreza)

Angiotensin II (Giapreza, gee-ah-PREH-zah) will be the first new vasopressor in over 40 years.

It's a synthetic version of human angiotensin II that works mainly by directly constricting blood vessels.

You'll hear that angiotensin II raises blood pressure in septic shock when added to a "norepinephrine-equivalent" dose (0.33 mcg/kg/min or 25 to 30 mcg/min) of another pressor.

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