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Caboprost 250mcg Injection

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Salt Composition : Carboprost Tromethamine

Manufacturer : NEON LABORATORIES LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 256
Price :206
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Introduction to Caboprost 250mcg Injection

Caboprost 250mcg contains an active component called carboprost tromethamine. This medicine belongs to a group of prostaglandins. It is used to treat postpartum (after giving birth) bleeding caused by atony of the uterus (soft and weak uterus after childbirth) in women. It is not a self-administered medicine; your doctor will decide the dosage of the drug based on your health history under proper monitoring of your health condition.

Consult your doctor if you are allergic to carboprost tromethamine or any ingredients, and inform your doctor if you have acute pelvic inflammatory disease. Consult your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant or think you may be pregnant or while breastfeeding because it is contraindicated for pregnant women. The safety and effectiveness of children and the elderly are not established. They are also contraindicated for patients with heart, liver, lung, and kidney problems, diabetes, jaundice, anemia, problems in blood pressure, and epilepsy.  Consult your doctor before taking this medication.


Uses of Caboprost 250mcg Injection

  • Postpartum hemorrhage (stop the excessive bleeding in women who have just given birth)

Therapeutic Effects of Caboprost 250mcg Injection

Carboprost 250mcg injection makes the uterus contract (womb). It's used to start labor or help the placenta come out. Prostaglandins are natural body chemicals that make muscles in the uterus squeeze. This medicine plays the role of prostaglandin.


Interaction of Caboprost 250mcg Injection with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with carboprost 250mcg injection and can cause undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Caboprost 250mcg Injection

  • Store refrigerated at 2° to 8° C
  • Keep children away from the sight and reach of this medication.

How to consume Caboprost 250mcg Injection

This medicine is given only in a hospital setup by a healthcare provider. Carboprost 250mcg injection will be given to you by your doctor. It is given intramuscularly (into a vein), either as single injections or as a continuous infusion (a drip). Your physician will decide the dosage and frequency of this injection based on the severity of your disease and other factors.


Safety Advices for Caboprost 250mcg Injection

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Pregnancy

  

Carboprost tromethamine may cause harm to the unborn baby. Notify your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby think you may be pregnant.

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Breast Feeding

  

It is unknown whether carboprost tromethamine is excreted in breast milk. So, It is recommended to consult your doctor before starting the treatment. Speak with your doctor for more information.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether carboprost tromethamine is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.

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Liver

  

Inform your physician about any underlying liver disorders or breathing difficulty before taking carboprost tromethamine, as this medication should be used with caution in liver disease patients.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether it is safe to consume alcohol under medication. So, it is recommended to consult your doctor before taking medicine.

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Driving

  

It is unknown whether carboprost tromethamine alters driving ability. However, if you experience side effects like tiredness or drowsiness, avoid driving and using machines.


Side Effects of Caboprost 250mcg Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Common

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Increases body temperature
  • Headache
  • Flushing
  • Hot flus
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Uterine bleeding,
  • Retained placenta or membranes
  • Endometritis.

Word of Advice

It is recommended to talk with your doctor if you are under carboprost 250mcg injection and inform about  your prescribed and non-prescribed medicine. As this drug may increase the cardio-pulmonary problem, your doctor will monitor your health and give you extra oxygen if needed. Patients with a history of allergic reactions should inform their doctor.


FAQs

Q 1. Can I drink alcohol while taking Carboprost 250mcg injection ?

No, it is not recommended to drink alcohol when you are under treatment. It may cause undesirable side effects. So, it is advised to consult your doctor.

Q 2. Can I take carboprost 250mcg injection if I have a history of allergies?

Inform your doctor that you are allergic to carboprost tromethamine or any antibiotic before starting medicine.

Q 3. Can I take carboprost 250mcg injection if I have kidney problems?

No, taking carboprost injection for patients with kidney problems is not recommended. Inform your doctor if you have a history of kidney disorder.

Q 4. Can I take carboprost 250mcg injection if I am pregnant?

Carboprost injection is contraindicated for pregnant women and may cause harm to the unborn baby. Notify your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby think you may be pregnant.

Q 5. What are the precautions I need to follow while taking carboprost 250mcg injection ?

Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver, lung, and kidney problems, diabetes, jaundice, anemia, blood pressure problems, and epilepsy. Patients with cardiovascular problems should be cautious while taking the medicine


Fact Box of Caboprost 250mcg Injection

Molecule name: carboprost tromethamine  

Therapeutic class: Uterine stimulant

Pharmacological class: Synthetic Prostaglandin

Indications: Post-partum haemorrhage (stop the excessive bleeding in women who have just given birth) 


References

  1. Pfizer Limited, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on May 2022] [Accessed on 7 Oct  2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/3828/pil
  2. Pfizer, US Food and Drug Administration, [Revised on Dec 2013], [Accessed on 28th Sep  2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2019/050141s237lbl.pdf
  3. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Platelet activating factor, 7th edition, 2013, 189.

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