PROSTACEL 500 MCG INJECTION

SKU: AH_NEP_7915 Category:
Generic : Alprostadil (500mcg)

Treatment :  of Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)

Pack size : 1.0 Injection in 1 vial

Manufacturer : Celon Laboratories Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$109.33

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Prostacel 500mcg Injection is used to treat patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), a heart defect that occurs in newborns. It improves blood circulation in such babies and helps treat this defect.

Prostacel 500mcg Injection is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be used without medical supervision. The most common side effects of this medicine are interrupted breathing (apnea) and a high temperature for a short time period (transient pyrexia/fever). If your baby has these or any other side effects, let your doctor know.

All babies can have Prostacel 500mcg Injection if they need it. The doctor will carry out tests before deciding whether to give this medicine to your baby. However, if your baby develops any signs of allergy to this medicine, such as wheezing, breathlessness, swelling of the face, hands, itchy rash, or redness of the skin, it is advised to not use this medicine. Consult your doctor if you have any doubts.

 

BENEFITS OF PROSTACEL INJECTION

In Treatment of Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)

Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a persistent opening between the two major blood vessels leading from the heart. Usually this opening closes shortly after birth, but it can remain open and lead to this heart defect in babies. Prostacel 500mcg Injection improves blood flow in such babies who have PDA. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse in a hospital setup. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefit.

 

HOW TO USE PROSTACEL INJECTION

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

 

HOW PROSTACEL INJECTION WORKS

Prostacel 500mcg 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.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Prostacel 500mcg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Prostacel 500mcg Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Prostacel 500mcg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Prostacel 500mcg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Prostacel 500mcg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Prostacel 500mcg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE PROSTACEL INJECTION?

If you miss a dose of Prostacel 500mcg Injection, please consult your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Prostacel

  • Apnea (absence of breathing)
  • Fever

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 1.0 Injection 

pack form  – Vial

MORE INFORMATION

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Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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