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Prostal Injection


Overview

Uses of Prostal Injection

Prostal Injection side effects

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

How to use Prostal Injection

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

How Prostal Injection works

Prostal Injection 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.

Prostal Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prostal 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 Prostal Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Prostal Injection may make you feel dizzy or faint. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Prostal Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Prostal Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Prostal Injection?

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

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Expert Advice

  • Prostal Injection 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.

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FAQs

Q. Is Prostal safe/ why does Prostal cause apnea?

Prostal 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 Prostal/ does Prostal work/ does Prostal gel work?

Prostal is effective if used at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor

Q. How is Prostal administered?

Prostal 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 Prostal stored?

Prostal 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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Plot No 264, Patrika Nagar Madhapur, Hitech City Hyderabad, Telangana India - 500081
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Prostal Injection. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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