Alprostadil

FDA Approved: * January 20, 1998
Pharm Company: * BEDFORD
Category: Men's Health

Prostaglandin E1 (PGE1), also known as alprostadil, is a naturally occurring prostaglandin which is used as a medication.[1] In infants with congenital heart defects, it is used by slow injection into a vein to open the ductus arteriosus until surgery can be carried out.[2] By injection into the penis or placement in the urethra, it is used to treat erectile dysfunction.[3] Common side effects when given to babies include decreased breathing, fe... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Caverject Impulse 10 ug/.5ml Intracavernous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution
NDC: 0009-5181
Labeler:
Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
Caverject Impulse 20 ug/.5ml Intracavernous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution
NDC: 0009-5182
Labeler:
Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
Alprostadil 500 ug/ml Intravascular Injection
NDC: 0703-1501
Labeler:
Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc
Caverject Impulse 10 ug/.5ml Intracavernous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution
NDC: 63539-121
Labeler:
U.S. Pharmaceuticals
Caverject Impulse 20 ug/.5ml Intracavernous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution
NDC: 63539-221
Labeler:
U.S. Pharmaceuticals

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