Edex Refill (alprostadil) Disease Interactions
There are 2 disease interactions with Edex Refill (alprostadil):
Alprostadil (Includes Edex Refill) ↔ respiratory function
Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applies to: Sepsis, Pulmonary Impairment
Alprostadil injection should not be used in neonates with respiratory distress syndrome. Apnea is experienced by about 10 to 12% of neonates with congenital heart defects treated with alprostadil injection. Respiratory status should be monitored throughout treatment, and alprostadil injection should be used where ventilatory assistance is immediately available.
Alprostadil (Includes Edex Refill) ↔ bleeding
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applies to: Bleeding Associated with Coagulation Defect
Alprostadil inhibits platelet aggregation. Caution is recommended when using alprostadil injection in neonates with bleeding tendencies.
Edex Refill (alprostadil) drug interactions
There are 39 drug interactions with Edex Refill (alprostadil)
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- Drug class: impotence agents
- FDA Alerts (2)
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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