Alpostin 500mcg Injection

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:57 am

Alpostin 500mcg Injection

Uses of Alpostin 500mcg Injection

Alpostin 500mcg Injection is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Erectile Dysfunction

Side effects of Alpostin 500mcg Injection

The most common side effects of Alpostin 500mcg Injection are – Fever, Swelling, Cough, Bradycardia,Cardiac Arrest, Edema, Hypotension, Tachycardia

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Alpostin 500mcg Injection

Do not use Alpostin 500mcg Injection if you are allergic to – Alprostadil

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Alpostin 500mcg Injection.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Alpostin 500mcg Injection works

Alpostin 500mcg Injection contains – Alprostadil

Alprostadil makes the blood vessels expand. That boosts blood flow throughout the body, including the penis, so it helps men with ED have an erection.

Dosage of Alpostin 500mcg Injection

The dosage of Alpostin 500mcg Injection depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Alpostin 500mcg Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Alpostin 500mcg Injection, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Interaction

Drug :- PDE5 inhibitors: May increase toxic effects of alprostadil. Don't use together.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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