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Table. 1.

Vasoactive Agents Used in the Management of Variceal Bleeding

Type Initial dose Maintenance dose
Terlipressin 2 mg intravenously 1-2 mg intravenously every 4-6 hours
Somatostatin 250 μg intravenously 250 μg/hour intravenously
Octreotide 50 μg intravenously 50 μg/hour intravenously
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