This medication is a synthetic prostaglandin analogue, prescribed for termination of pregnancy and also used for postpartum hemorrhage. It induces uterine muscle contractions and can trigger abortion in early pregnancy. Carboprost is a uterine stimulant which results in expulsion of the products of conception. It is also used to induce abortion between 13-20 Wk of pregnancy. It produces myometrial contractions responsible for placental hemostasis.
It is manufactured by many Indian manufacturers such as Neon Laboratories Ltd and Astra Zeneca Pharma India Limited.
3s corporation is supplier,Exporter for Carboprost 125 & 250 mcg Injection in India.
Examine cervix after abortion for cervical trauma.
Not recommended in the presence of choriamionitis, recourse to surgery may be considered.
Most Common- Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and excessive uterine bleeding. Less Common- Abdominal pain, flushing, shivering, headache, dizziness, hypotension, fever/chills, difficulty in breathing and lung swelling.