ALPOSTIN 500MCG INJECTION

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Composition for ALPOSTIN 500MCG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
6663.28
₹6663.28/injection
1 ML in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of ALPOSTIN INJECTION

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Uses of ALPOSTIN INJECTION

Alpostin 500mcg injection is used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
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Side effects of ALPOSTIN INJECTION

Common

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..

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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Warnings
Special precautions for ALPOSTIN 500MCG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alpostin 500mcg 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Alprostadil, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ALPOSTIN 500MCG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Alprostadil

Q. What is alprostadil used for/ what is alprostadil injection?
Alprostadil is used in adult males to treat erectile dysfunction including weak erections or impotence. It may also be used in diagnosis of erectile dysfunction
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.
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