Information about Carboprost

    Carboprost uses

    Carboprost is used in post-delivery bleeding.

    How carboprost works

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

    Common side effects of carboprost

    Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Hot flushes, Diarrhoea, Chills, Placental retention, Uterine bleeding , Cough

    Available Medicine for Carboprost

    • ₹74 to ₹144
      Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹99 to ₹176
      Neon Laboratories Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹71 to ₹643
      Vhb Life Sciences Inc
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹60 to ₹120
      Celon Laboratories Ltd
      2 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Carboprost

    • 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.

    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
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    Q. What class does Carboprost belong to?
    Carboprost belongs to a class of medication called prostaglandins.

    Content on this page was last updated on 20 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)