Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd

Composition for Alpostin Products

Alpostin Products are primarily used for

Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)

About Alpostin Products

Uses of Alpostin Products

Alprostadil is used in the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus.

Alpostin Products side effects


Side Effects of Alpostin are Apnea (absence of breathing), Fever, Seizure, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Abnormal heart rhythm, Diarrhea, Sepsis.

How Alpostin Products work

Alprostadil 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.

In Depth Information for Alpostin Products

Expert advice for Alpostin Products

  • Alpostin 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.

Patient Concerns about Alpostin Products

Frequently asked questions about Alpostin Products

Frequently asked questions about Alprostadil

Q. Is Alpostin safe/ why does Alpostin cause apnea?
Alpostin 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 Alpostin/ does Alpostin work/ does Alpostin gel work?
Alpostin is effective if used at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. How is Alpostin administered?
Alpostin 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 Alpostin stored?
Alpostin 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.

Products for Alpostin

Alpostin 500mcg Injection
vial of 1 ml Injection
Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd

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