Prostin Vr Solution For Injection 500Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Prostin VR: Solution for injection (500mcg)

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What is this Medicine?

ALPROSTADIL (al PROS ta dil) is a natural protein. It is used to treat neonates with a specific heart defect. This medicine is used for a short time until the condition can be corrected.

In-Depth Information

Prostin VR Pediatric 500mcg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 000093169
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ductus Arteriosus Maintenance

Storage Information
Refrigerate (between 36 and 46 degrees F)
Prostin VR Pediatric 500mcg/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Prostin VR Pediatric 500mcg/ml Solution for Injection

Wheezing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Breathing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Tiredness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Engorgement With Blood Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Breathing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Low Body Temperature Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Urinate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Potassium Level Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Suddenly Stopped Heart Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Decreased Breathing Incidence:
10.0-12.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Fever Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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