What is Bioglandin?
Bioglandin Injection is used for Erectile dysfunction and other conditions. Bioglandin Injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Bioglandin Injection contains Alprostadil as an active ingredient.
Bioglandin Injection works by widening the blood vessels and increasing the blood flow to penis.
Bioglandin Injection Uses
Bioglandin Injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Bioglandin Injection Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Bioglandin Injection improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
Widening the blood vessels and increasing the blood flow to penis.
Bioglandin Injection - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Bioglandin Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Penile pain
Bioglandin Injection - Precautions & How to Use
Before using Bioglandin Injection, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Cavernosal fibrosis
- Contact doctor if experience an erection longer than 4 hours
- Do not change dose without consulting doctor
- Do not use more than 3 times per week
- Have regular checkups with doctor
Bioglandin Injection - Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Bioglandin Injection is a contraindication. In addition, Bioglandin Injection should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Cavernosal fibrosis
- Hypersensitivity to the drug
- Multiple myeloma
Other important Information on Bioglandin Injection
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of Bioglandin Injection
Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Bioglandin Injection, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
Storage of Bioglandin Injection
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Bioglandin Injection.
Bioglandin Injection - Frequently asked Questions
Is Bioglandin Injection safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
Is Bioglandin Injection safe while breastfeeding?
Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Bioglandin Injection medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Bioglandin Injection. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.