Medicine Overview of CABOPROST INJECTION
Uses of CABOPROST INJECTION
Caboprost 125mcg injection is used in post-delivery bleeding.
Side effects of CABOPROST INJECTION
Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Hot flushes, Diarrhoea, Chills, Placental retention, Uterine bleeding , Cough.
How to use CABOPROST INJECTION
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How CABOPROST INJECTION works
Caboprost 125mcg injection stimulates contraction of the uterine muscles, helping to control post-delivery bleeding from the placenta.
In Depth Information on CABOPROST INJECTION
Expert advice for CABOPROST INJECTION
- Inform your doctor if you are suffering from high or low blood pressure, have a history of a caesarean section or any other operation of the womb, suffer from glaucoma (raised pressure in your eyes), diabetes or epilepsy (fits).
- It is not advisable to drive or operate machinery soon after taking this injection as it may cause dizziness or drowsiness.
- Carboprost should not be used for induction of labour.
- Carboprost should not be administered intravenously.
Special precautions for CABOPROST 125MCG INJECTION
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Caboprost 125mcg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Carboprost, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for CABOPROST 125MCG INJECTION
Frequently asked questions for Carboprost
Q. What is carboprost used for?
Carboprost is medication used in the treatment of severe bleeding after childbirth. Carboprost belongs to a class of medication called prostaglandins
Q. How does it work?
It works by controlling contractions in muscles of womb
Q. What is carboprost tromethamine/ tromethamine hemabate?
Carboprost tromethamime/ tromethamine hemabate are different forms of carboprost available for the same purposes as mentioned above
Q. What class does carboprost belong to?
Carboprost belongs to a class of medication called prostaglandins.