Carboprost tromethamine

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Scientific Name: Carboprost tromethamine
Brand Name: Hemabate
Company Owner: Pharmacia and upjohn co, Hospira inc
Mechanism Of Action Carboprost is a synthetic prostaglandin. It binds the prostaglandin E2 receptor, causing myometrial contractions, casuing the induction of labour or the expulsion of the placenta. Prostaglandins occur naturally in the body and act at several sites in the body including the womb (uterus) . They act on the muscles of the womb, causing them to contract.
Description of the Drug: Carboprost tromethamine is a prostaglandin used to treat postpartum uterine hemorrhage due to atony when other methods of management have not been effective.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00429