Information about Carboprost

Carboprost Uses

Carboprost is used in the treatment of post-delivery bleeding.

How Carboprost works

Carboprost stimulates contraction of the uterine muscles, helping to control post-delivery bleeding.

Common side effects of Carboprost

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Hot flashes, Diarrhea, Chills, Placental retention, Cough
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Expert advice for Carboprost

  • Carboprost increases the contraction of your womb which helps to control excessive bleeding after delivery.
  • It is given by an injection deep into a muscle by your doctor or nurse.
  • It may cause an increase in body temperature. This will return to normal few hours after the last injection.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you have problems with your heart, lung, kidney or liver.

Frequently asked questions for Carboprost


Q. What is Carboprost and what is it used for?

Carboprost is a medicine which helps in controlling excessive bleeding from the uterus, that may occur after the childbirth. It is only used when other methods or medicines have not worked. It may also be used in the medical abortion of pregnancy between 13th and 20th weeks of gestation.

Q. How and in what dose can it be used?

It is given as an injection, only at the hospital or clinic by the medical healthcare professional. The dose is decided by the doctor, depending on the severity of bleeding after delivery.

Q. What may be the possible side effects associated with it?

The most common side effects include vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, flushing, and headache. You may also feel increased uterine contractions, for some time. However, these conditions are manageable in hospital settings.


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