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Hemabate Dosage

Generic name: carboprost
Drug class: Uterotonic agents

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.


Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ: 250 mcg per mL

Pregnancy termination, wk 13-20

[250 mcg IM q90-210min]
Start: 100 mcg IM test dose; Max: 12 mg total dose or use x2 days; Info: may incr. dose to 500 mcg if uterine contractility not adequate after several 250 mcg doses

Postpartum hemorrhage

[250 mcg IM x1]
Max: 2 mg total dose; Info: may repeat q15-90min; for refractory bleeding

Renal dosing

renal impairment: contraindicated
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

acute impairment: contraindicated


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