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Alpostin Injection

Alpostin Injection

Uses of Alpostin Injection:
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
Composition of Alpostin Injection:
Alprostadil 500mcg
MRP: ₹5581.17

Uses

Alprostadil is generally used in treatment of the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus.

Side effects

  • Abnormal heart rhythm
  • Apnea (absence of breathing)
  • Diarrhoea
  • ears
  • Fever
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face
  • neck and trunk)
  • Seizure
  • Sepsis

How to use

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How it works

Alprostadil is similar to a natural substance in the body called prostaglandin E1. It works by improving blood flow in newborn babies born with heart defects.
Q. Is Alprostadil safe/ why does Alprostadil cause apnea?
Alprostadil is safe if used at recommended dosage and duration. Apnea is not reported as side effect when used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Always consult your doctor before its use

Q. How effective is Alprostadil/ does Alprostadil work/ does Alprostadil gel work?
Alprostadil is effective if used at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor

Q. How is Alprostadil administered?
Alprostadil is either injected into the penis or used as a urethral suppository (pellet to be placed into the urinary opening of the penis). Consult your doctor regarding administration of alprostadi

Q. How is Alprostadil stored?
Alprostadil injections (with suspensions) can be stored below or at 25°C for 24 hrs. Urethral stick in unopened pouches is stored in a refrigerator (2-8oC). Prior to use you may remove them from the refrigerator and store them at room temperature (not above 30oC) for a maximum of 14 days.
  • Alprostadil helps to keep a blood vessel called the ductus arteriosus open in babies born with a heart defect, until the defect can be corrected with surgery.It is given into one of the baby's veins using a drip (intravenous infusion).It is administered only by well trained healthcare professionals and in facilities with immediate access to paediatric intensive care.

Product Details

SKU: PC-41866
Product Description: Information about Alpostin Injection is not available now. We will be updating it soon.
Packing: Vial
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.
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