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Prostine Side Effects

Common Prostine Side Effects


The most commonly reported Prostine side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Postpartum Haemorrhage (2)
Urinary Tract Infection (1)
Urticaria (1)
Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (1)
Foetal Distress Syndrome (1)
Angioedema (1)
Chest X-ray Abnormal (1)
Incorrect Dose Administered (1)


If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Prostine Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Prostine reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Prostine on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Foetal Distress Syndrome
This is a report of a male patient (weight: NA) from FR, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: labour induction, who was treated with Prostine E2 (dosage: 2 Mg, Unk, start time: Oct 09, 2003), combined with:
  • Syntocinon (Unk)
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Foetal Distress Syndrome
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Prostine E2 treatment in male patients, resulting in foetal distress syndrome side effect. The patient was hospitalized.

Postpartum Haemorrhage, Urinary Tract Infection, Incorrect Dose Administered
This report suggests a potential Prostine E2 Postpartum Haemorrhage, Urinary Tract Infection, Incorrect Dose Administered side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 33-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from FR was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: labour induction and used Prostine E2 (dosage: 2 Mg, Unk) starting Oct 09, 2003. Soon after starting Prostine E2 the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Postpartum Haemorrhage
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Incorrect Dose Administered
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Syntocinon (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Prostine E2 demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as postpartum haemorrhage, may still occur.

Postpartum Haemorrhage, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy
This Postpartum Haemorrhage, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy problem was reported by a health professional from AUSTRALIA. A 33-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA. On Mar 19, 2012 this consumer started treatment with Prostine (dosage: 2 Mg X 2). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Syntocinon (10 Iu, Unk)
  • Oxytocin (1 Iu, Unk)
  • Syntocinon (40 Iu, Unk)
When commencing Prostine, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • Postpartum Haemorrhage
  • Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as postpartum haemorrhage, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Angioedema, Urticaria
This is a report of a 36-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from FRANCE. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: induced labour and was treated with Prostine E2 (dosage: 1 Df, Single) starting Feb 10, 2009. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Spasfon (Unk)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following side effects:
  • Angioedema
  • Urticaria
This opens a possibility that Prostine E2 treatment could cause the above reactions, including angioedema, and some female subjects may be more susceptible.


Chest X-ray Abnormal
A male patient (weight: NA) from FRANCE with the following symptoms/conditions: NA started Prostine Vr treatment (dosage: 0.2 Ug/kg, Unk) on Nov 04, 2009. Soon after starting Prostine Vr treatment, the subject experienced various side effects, including:
  • Chest X-ray Abnormal
Concurrently used drugs: NA.The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some male patients could be more vulnerable to Prostine Vr.



Top 10 Prostine Side Effects for Men

Men Side EffectsReports
Chest X-ray Abnormal 1
Foetal Distress Syndrome 1

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Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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