Carboprost induces contractions and can trigger abortion in early pregnancy. It also reduces postpartum bleeding.
Used in postpartum hemorrhage caused by uterine atony not controlled by other methods.
- Hemorrhagic Cystitis
Contraindicated in severe cardiovascular, renal, and hepatic disease, also contraindicated in Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Exert caution in asthmatic patients.
- diabetes mellitus
- seizure disorders
- past uterine surgery
- diarrhea (most common, may be sudden in onset)
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