Prostin VR Pediatric

Active Ingredient(s): Alprostadil
FDA Approved: * October 16, 1981
Pharm Company: * PHARMACIA AND UPJOHN
Category: Men's Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Prostin VR Pediatric Overview

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...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Alprostadil
  • Injection: 0.005mg/ml, 0.005mg/vial, 0.01mg/ml, 0.01mg/vial, 0.02mg/ml, 0.02mg/vial, 0.04mg/vial, 0.5mg/ml, 10mcg, 10mcg/ml, 20mcg, 20mcg/ml, 40mcg, 500mcg/ml, 5mcg
  • Suppository: 0.125mg, 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 1000mcg, 125mcg, 1mg, 250mcg, 500mcg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Prostin VR Pediatric: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0009-3169 Prostin 500 ug/ml Intravascular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company

Other drugs which contain Alprostadil or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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