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Alpostin 500 mcg Injection

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Composition for Alpostin 500 mcg Injection

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Primary uses of Alpostin 500 mcg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Alpostin Injection

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Uses of Alpostin Injection

Alpostin 500 mcg Injection is used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
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Alpostin Injection side effects

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Side Effects of Alpostin are Penile pain, Muscle cramp, Injection site hematoma, Penile disorder.

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How to use Alpostin Injection

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

How Alpostin Injection works

Alprostadil is similar to a natural substance found in the body called prostaglandin E1 and belongs to a class of drugs known as vasodilators. It widens blood vessels and increases blood flow to the penis making it easier to have an erection.
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In Depth Information on Alpostin Injection

Expert advice for Alpostin Injection

  • Alprostadil is either injected into the penis or used as a urethral suppository (pellet to be placed into the urinary opening of the penis) to produce an erection before a sexual intercourse. Consult your doctor regarding administration of alprostadil.
  • Do not use more than one dose of alprostadil in a 24-hour period.
  • If you experience an erection that lasts for > 4 hours, consult your doctor immediately, as it can lead to permanent sexual problems such as impotence. 
  • Alprostadil will not protect you or your partner from sexually transmitted diseases (e.g. AIDS) or blood-borne diseases (eg, hepatitis B). Take necessary precautions to prevent such infections.
  • Alprostadil will not protect your partner from pregnancy. Use a reliable and appropriate contraceptive.
  • You will need to have regular check-ups with your doctor while you are using alprostadil.
  • Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks as alprostadil may cause dizziness. 
  • Do not drink alcohol as it worsens the side effects of alprostadil.
  • Tell your doctor if your partner is pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Alpostin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Alpostin Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alpostin 500 mcg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Alpostin 500 mcg Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Alpostin 500 mcg Injection may make you feel dizzy or faint. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Alpostin 500 mcg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Alpostin 500 mcg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Alpostin Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Alpostin 500 mcg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Alpostin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Alprostadil

Alpostin is used in adult males to treat erectile dysfunction including weak erections or impotence. It may also be used in diagnosis of erectile dysfunction
Alpostin 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
Alpostin is effective if used at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor
Alpostin 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
Alpostin 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.

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