alprostadil cream relaxes the smooth muscles present in the wall of blood vessels and helps in increasing the flow of blood in certain specific areas of the body. It is used for the treatment of erection disorders and improving the blood flow in newborn babies having a birth defect of the heart.
One of the side effects that you may experience while using Bioglandin 500mcg Injection is dizziness. Thus you must take precautionary measures to prevent any complications. Avoid driving or indulging in some strenuous activity to prevent any accidents. Alcohol consumption should be avoid or very limited, as alcohol can worsen the side effects.
Uses of Bioglandin 500 MCG Injection
alprostadil alternatives is used for the treatment of impotence; where achieving and sustaining an erection is a problem while having sexual intercourse. However, it will work only if there is sexual stimulation. It is also sometimes used for the diagnosis of erectile dysfunction.
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This medicine is also used for the supportive treatment of a birth defect where a temporary blood vessel does not close soon after birth.
Some alprostadil side effects are given below.
Pain and burning sensation in the penis
Dizziness and fainting
Prolonged and painful erection
Hardening of penile tissue
Injection site bruising and red coloration
Swelling and rashes at the penile region
Bleeding at the injection site
alprostadil antidote is taken on a need basis and hence a dosing regimen is highly unlikely.
Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms may include fainting, feeling light-headed, prolonged and painful erection etc.
Appropriate use of contraception – It is recommended to use a barrier method of contraception (condoms) while having an intercourse to prevent unwanted pregnancy or while having an intercourse with a woman who may be pregnant.
Drowsiness – alprostadil suppository may cause drowsiness, fainting, and a sudden fall in blood pressure in some patients. You should refrain from driving or operating heavy machinery after taking this medicine at least in the initial stages of treatment with this medicine.
Injection site bleeding and irritation – Use of this medicine may cause a small amount of bleeding at the injections increasing the risk of blood-borne infections. Inform the doctor if your partner has any infections that can be transmitted through blood (HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C etc.)