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Cardiac Failure Acute, Condition Aggravated, Dyspnoea, Malaise, Pain In Extremity, Palpitations (5133061-5)
on May 19, 2006 Male from JAPAN , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • arteriosclerosis obliterans
and was treated with Alprostadil. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Alprostadil side effects: cardiac failure acute, condition aggravated, dyspnoea, malaise, pain in extremity, palpitations. Alprostadil dosage: See Image. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Culture Positive, Chills, Enterobacter Infection (5121864-2)
Patient was taking Alprostadil. Patient felt the following Alprostadil side effects: blood culture positive, chills, enterobacter infection on Sep 08, 2006 from GERMANY Additional patient health information: Male , 81 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • arterial occlusive disease
  • femoral artery occlusion
and. Alprostadil dosage: 60 Mcg, Intravenous Drip.

Blood Urine Present, Glucose Urine Present, Herpes Zoster, Neurogenic Bladder, Protein Urine Present, White Blood Cell Count Decreased (5121862-9)
Adverse event was reported on Aug 03, 2006 by a Male taking Alprostadil (Dosage: 40 Mcg (40 Mcg 1 In 1 Day(s); Intravenous Drip) was diagnosed with
  • arteriosclerosis obliterans
and. Location: JAPAN , 79 years of age, After Alprostadil was administered, patient encountered several Alprostadil side effects: blood urine present, glucose urine present, herpes zoster, neurogenic bladder, protein urine present, white blood cell count decreased.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Telmisartan
  • Nifedipin (nifedipine)
  • Pravastatin Sodium
  • Famotidine
  • Sarpogrelate Hydrochloride
  • Nateglinide
Patient was hospitalized.

Coronary Artery Bypass, Eosinophil Count Increased, Epidermal Necrosis, Erythema Multiforme, Postoperative Wound Complication (5102719-6)
on Jul 12, 2006 Female from JAPAN , 79 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • ulcer
  • thrombosis prophylaxis
  • hypertension
  • convulsion
  • hypovitaminosis
  • prophylaxis against gastrointestinal ulcer
  • constipation
  • infection prophylaxis
and was treated with Alprostadil. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Alprostadil side effects: coronary artery bypass, eosinophil count increased, epidermal necrosis, erythema multiforme, postoperative wound complication. Alprostadil dosage: 210 Mcg Cutaneous.
Associated medications used:
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Bayer (acetylsalicylic Acid) (100 Mg Oral)
  • Amlodipine Besylate (5 Mg Oral)
  • Phenytoin (300 Mg Oral)
  • Cinal (ascorbic Acid, Calcium Pantothenate) (3 G Oral)
  • Teprenone (teprenone) (150 Mg Oral)
  • Magnesium Oxide (magnesium Oxide) (1500 Mg Oral)
  • Neomycin Sulfate (2 Df Transdermal)
Patient was hospitalized.


Anaesthetic Complication, Bronchopneumonia, Chest Pain, Duodenal Ulcer, Gastric Ulcer Haemorrhage, Ischaemia, Leg Amputation, Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease (5092821-X)
on Jun 28, 2006 Female from POLAND , 77 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • peripheral ischaemia
and was treated with Alprostadil. Patient felt the following Alprostadil side effects: anaesthetic complication, bronchopneumonia, chest pain, duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer haemorrhage, ischaemia, leg amputation, peripheral arterial occlusive disease. Alprostadil dosage: 2 X 40 Mcg Per Day Intravenous Drip.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ketoprofen 100mg, Ampoules (ketoprofen)
  • Pethidine Hydrochloride 50mg, Ampoules (pethidine Hydrochloride)
  • Pethidine Hydrochloride 100mg, Ampoules (pethidine Hydrochloride)
  • Furosemide 40mg, Tablets (furosemide)
  • Amlodipine 5mg, Tablets (amlodipine)
  • Ticlopidine 250mg, Tablets (ticlopidine)
  • Potassium Chloride 750mg, Tablets (potassium Chloride)
  • Ranitidine Hydrochloride 150mg, Tablets (ranitidine Hydrochloride)
Patient was hospitalized.

Atelectasis, Bacteria Urine, Blood Albumin Decreased, Lymphadenopathy, Open Wound, Platelet Count Decreased, Platelet Count Increased, Pleural Effusion, Pulmonary Congestion (5092803-8)
Patient was taking Alprostadil. After Alprostadil was administered, patient encountered several Alprostadil side effects: atelectasis, bacteria urine, blood albumin decreased, lymphadenopathy, open wound, platelet count decreased, platelet count increased, pleural effusion, pulmonary congestion on Feb 22, 2006 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 54 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • peripheral vascular disorder
and. Alprostadil dosage: 120 Mcg Intravenous Drip.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Sodium Bicarbonate In Plastic Container
  • Strong Neo-minophagen C (aminoacetic Acid, Cysteine, Glycyrrhizic Acid
  • Vancomycin Hydrochloride
  • Teicoplanin (teicoplanin)
  • Arbekacin (arbekacin)
Patient was hospitalized.

Abscess, Cardiac Failure, Dyspnoea, Foot Amputation, Impaired Healing, Left Ventricular Failure, Pulmonary Congestion, Pulmonary Oedema (5091658-5)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 23, 2006 by a Male taking Alprostadil (Dosage: 80 Mcg (40 Mcg 2 In 1 Day(s)); Intravenous Drip) was diagnosed with
  • peripheral ischaemia
and. Location: GERMANY , 54 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Alprostadil side effects: abscess, cardiac failure, dyspnoea, foot amputation, impaired healing, left ventricular failure, pulmonary congestion, pulmonary oedema.
Associated medications used:
  • Diclofenac Sodium
  • Tramadol Hcl
  • Verapamil Hcl
  • Furosemide
  • Valsartan
  • Pantoprazole Sodium
  • Cefazolin
  • Ampicillin-comp (ampicillin Sodium, Sulbactam Sodium)


Abscess, Body Temperature Increased, Cardiac Failure, Infusion Related Reaction, Myocardial Infarction, Myocarditis, Pleurisy, Pneumonia Staphylococcal (5084821-0)
on Jun 08, 2006 Male from RUSSIAN FEDERATION , 53 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • body temperature increased
  • cardiac failure
  • myocarditis
  • peripheral arterial occlusive disease
  • pneumonia
and was treated with Alprostadil. Patient felt the following Alprostadil side effects: abscess, body temperature increased, cardiac failure, infusion related reaction, myocardial infarction, myocarditis, pleurisy, pneumonia staphylococcal. Alprostadil dosage: 60 Mcg (20 Mcg 3 In 3 Hour(s)) Intravenous. Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Dehydration, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Hyponatraemia, Pneumonia Aspiration, Pyrexia, Sepsis (5084727-7)
on Jul 14, 2006 Female from JAPAN , 82 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • arteriosclerosis obliterans
and was treated with Alprostadil. After Alprostadil was administered, patient encountered several Alprostadil side effects: dehydration, depressed level of consciousness, hyponatraemia, pneumonia aspiration, pyrexia, sepsis. Alprostadil dosage: 40 Mcg (40 Mcg 1 In 1 Day (s)) Intravenous Drip.

Herpes Zoster, Neurogenic Bladder (5084712-5)
Patient was taking Alprostadil. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Alprostadil side effects: herpes zoster, neurogenic bladder on Aug 03, 2006 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 79 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • arteriosclerosis obliterans
and. Alprostadil dosage: 40 Mcg (40 Mcg 1 In 1 Day (s)) Intravenous Drip.
Associated medications used:
  • Telmisartan (telmisartan)
  • Nifedipin (nifedipine)
  • Pravastatin
  • Famotidine
  • Sarpogrelate Hydrochloride (sarpogrelate Hydrochloride)
  • Starlix
Patient was hospitalized.

Body Temperature Increased, Bronchopleural Fistula, Diffuse Vasculitis, Lung Abscess, Lung Infiltration, Renal Failure Acute (5080030-X)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 08, 2006 by a Male taking Alprostadil (Dosage: 60 Mcg (20 Mcg 3 In 3 Hour (s)) Intravenous) was diagnosed with
  • leriche syndrome
and. Location: RUSSIAN FEDERATION , 48 years of age, Patient felt the following Alprostadil side effects: body temperature increased, bronchopleural fistula, diffuse vasculitis, lung abscess, lung infiltration, renal failure acute.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Pentoxifylline
Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Creatinine Decreased, Blood Urea Decreased, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Hyponatraemia, Pneumonia Aspiration, Sepsis (5073546-3)
on Jul 14, 2006 Female from JAPAN , 82 years of age, was treated with Alprostadil. After Alprostadil was administered, patient encountered several Alprostadil side effects: blood creatinine decreased, blood urea decreased, depressed level of consciousness, hyponatraemia, pneumonia aspiration, sepsis. Alprostadil dosage: 40 Mcg (40 Mcg 1 In 1 Day(s)).
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Raloxifene Hcl


Bacteroides Infection, Body Temperature Increased, Leukocytosis, Penile Abscess, Peyronie's Disease, Scar, Tachycardia (5063631-4)
on Jun 06, 2006 Male from EGYPT , 53 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • sexual dysfunction
and was treated with Alprostadil (ed) (alprostadil (ed)). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Alprostadil side effects: bacteroides infection, body temperature increased, leukocytosis, penile abscess, peyronie's disease, scar, tachycardia. Alprostadil (ed) (alprostadil (ed)) dosage: 15 Mcg Intracavernous. Patient was hospitalized.

Hyponatraemia (5063577-1)
Patient was taking Alprostadil. Patient felt the following Alprostadil side effects: hyponatraemia on Jul 14, 2006 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Female , 82 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • arteriosclerosis obliterans
and. Alprostadil dosage: 40 Mcg Intravenous Drip.

Apnoea, Blood Pressure Decreased, Cardiac Failure, Ejection Fraction Decreased, Feeling Cold, Hypoaesthesia, Intermittent Claudication, Myocardial Infarction (5060134-8)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 25, 2006 by a Male taking Alprostadil (Dosage: 40 Mcg (40 Mcg 1 In 1 Day(s))) was diagnosed with
  • arteriosclerosis obliterans
and. Location: JAPAN , 75 years of age, After Alprostadil was administered, patient encountered several Alprostadil side effects: apnoea, blood pressure decreased, cardiac failure, ejection fraction decreased, feeling cold, hypoaesthesia, intermittent claudication, myocardial infarction.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Pletal
  • Insulin Aspart(genetical Recombination)
  • Isosrbide Dinitrate
  • Disopyramide
  • Kallidinogenase


Bronchopneumonia, Chest Pain, Haematemesis, Infected Skin Ulcer, Leg Amputation, Necrosis Ischaemic, Respiratory Failure (5050404-1)
on Jun 28, 2006 Female from POLAND , 77 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • peripheral ischaemia
and was treated with Alprostadil. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Alprostadil side effects: bronchopneumonia, chest pain, haematemesis, infected skin ulcer, leg amputation, necrosis ischaemic, respiratory failure. Alprostadil dosage: 2 X 40 Mcg Per Day.
Associated medications used:
  • Ketoprofen
  • Pethidine Hydrochloride 50mg, Ampoules (pethidine Hydrochloride)
  • Pethidine Hydrocloride 100 Mg, Ampoules (pethidine Hydrochloride)
  • Furosemide
  • Amlodipine 5mg, Tablets (amlodipine)
  • Ticlopidine 250mg, Tablets (ticlopidine)
  • Potassium Chloride 750mg, Tablets (potassium Chloride)
  • Ranitidine Hydrochloride 150mg, Tablets (ranitidine Hydrochloride)
Patient was hospitalized.

Pulmonary Congestion (5050402-8)
on Jun 23, 2006 Male from GERMANY , 54 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • peripheral ischaemia
and was treated with Alprostadil. Patient felt the following Alprostadil side effects: pulmonary congestion. Alprostadil dosage: 80 Mcg (40 Mcg 2 In 1 Day(s)).
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Diclofenac Sodium
  • Tramadol Hcl
  • Amoxicillin
  • Verapamil Hydrochloride
  • Furosemide
  • Valsartan
  • Pantoprazole Sodium


Body Temperature Increased, Lung Infiltration (5044611-1)
Patient was taking Alprostadil. After Alprostadil was administered, patient encountered several Alprostadil side effects: body temperature increased, lung infiltration on Jun 08, 2006 from RUSSIAN FEDERATION Additional patient health information: Male , 57 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • peripheral arterial occlusive disease
and. Alprostadil dosage: 60 Mcg (20 Mcg 3 In 3 Hour(s)). Patient was hospitalized.

Body Temperature Increased, Cardiac Failure, Infusion Related Reaction, Localised Infection, Lung Infiltration, Myocarditis (5044603-2)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 08, 2006 by a Male taking Alprostadil (Dosage: 60 Mcg (20 Mcg 3 In 3 Hour(s))) was diagnosed with
  • peripheral arterial occlusive disease
and. Location: RUSSIAN FEDERATION , 53 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Alprostadil side effects: body temperature increased, cardiac failure, infusion related reaction, localised infection, lung infiltration, myocarditis.
Associated medications used:
  • Aspirin
  • Pentoxifylline
Patient was hospitalized.

Induration, Pain, Pain In Extremity, Panniculitis, Skin Discolouration, Skin Reaction (5034733-3)
on May 30, 2006 Female from GERMANY , 77 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • peripheral arterial occlusive disease
and was treated with Alprostadil. Patient felt the following Alprostadil side effects: induration, pain, pain in extremity, panniculitis, skin discolouration, skin reaction. Alprostadil dosage: 40 Mcg (20 Mcg 2 In 1 Day (s)).
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Sodium Chloride (500 Ml (250 Ml 2 In 2 Hour (s)))
  • Irenat (sodium Perchlorate)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Srt
  • Simvahexal (simvastatin)
  • Torem (torasemide)
  • Enalapril Maleate
  • Metoprolol Succinate
  • Bayotensin (nitrendipine)


Peyronie's Disease, Scar (5030805-8)
on Jun 06, 2006 Male from EGYPT , 53 years of age, was treated with Alprostadil. After Alprostadil was administered, patient encountered several Alprostadil side effects: peyronie's disease, scar. Alprostadil dosage: 15 Mcg.

Hypoaesthesia, Injection Site Extravasation, Injection Site Inflammation, Injection Site Swelling, Oedema Peripheral, Pain In Extremity, Pyrexia, Skin Exfoliation (5024732-X)
Patient was taking Alprostadil. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Alprostadil side effects: hypoaesthesia, injection site extravasation, injection site inflammation, injection site swelling, oedema peripheral, pain in extremity, pyrexia, skin exfoliation on Feb 13, 2006 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 55 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • procedural hypotension
  • anaesthesia
and. Alprostadil dosage: 840 Mcg Intravenous Drip.
Associated medications used:
  • Fentanyl Citrate (250 Mcg Intravenous)
  • Vecuronium Bromide (28.5 Mg Intravenous Drip)
  • Flurbiprofen Axetil (flurbiprofen Axetil) (50 Mg Intravenous)
  • Propofol (140 Mg Intravenous)
  • Neostigmine Metilsulfate (neostigmine Metilsulf (2.5 Mg Intravenous)
  • Atropine (1 Mg Intravenous)
  • Sevoflurane
  • Veen-f


Cardiac Failure (5020440-X)
Adverse event was reported on May 19, 2006 by a Male taking Alprostadil (Dosage: 80 Mcg (40 Mcg 2 In 1 Day(s)) Intravenous Drip) was diagnosed with
  • arteriosclerosis obliterans
and. Location: JAPAN , 70 years of age, Patient felt the following Alprostadil side effects: cardiac failure.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Spironolactone
  • Furosemide
  • Warfarin Potassium (warfarin)


Erythema, Infusion Related Reaction, Urticaria (5016899-4)
on May 03, 2006 Male from GERMANY , 91 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • peripheral arterial occlusive disease
and was treated with Alprostadil. After Alprostadil was administered, patient encountered several Alprostadil side effects: erythema, infusion related reaction, urticaria. Alprostadil dosage: 1.20 Mcg (20 Mcg 1 In 1 Day(s)) Intravenous Drip.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Sodium Chloride (250 Ml (250 Ml 1 In 1 Hour(s)) Intravenous)
  • Verapamil Hcl
  • Spironolactone (furosemide, Spironolactone)
  • Furosemide (furosemide, Spironolactone)
  • Lisinopril


Hepatic Failure (5008551-6)
on Feb 27, 2006 Female from GERMANY , 69 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • peripheral arterial occlusive disease
and was treated with Alprostadil. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Alprostadil side effects: hepatic failure. Alprostadil dosage: 40 Mcg (20 Mcg 2 In 1 Day (s) Intravenous (not Otherwise Specified). Patient was hospitalized.

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Reported hospitalizations: 88

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