Proluton Depot 250 mg Proluton Depot 500 mg
Proluton Depot 500 mg contains the naming Hydroxyprogestrone Caproate which is used to reduce the risk of delivering a premature baby delivery. It should be used by women who are pregnant with only one baby as well as by those women’s who previously had a delivery of a premature baby. Proluton Depot 250 mg should not be used by women who are pregnant with multiple babies like triplets, quadruplets. Get Proluton Depot 500 mg Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate cost price , reviews , get all details such as missed dose , how much , precautions to take before taking this drug , how much strength I need to take , side effects at AllGenericCure.
Proluton Depot 500 mg is an intramuscular injection. It is given to pregnant women who’s progesterone level is low and reduces the premature birth of the baby which happens in 20 – 36 weeks of pregnancy.
What are Proluton Depot 500 mg uses ?
Hydroxyprogestrone Caproate is used in to reduce the risk of premature birth (delivery in <36 weeks of pregnancy) in women pregnant with one baby (singleton pregnancy) and who have delivered a premature baby in the past.
How does Hydroxyprogestrone Caproate works ?
Hydroxyprogesterone caproate is a synthetic hormone. Which is used in to reduce the risk of delivering a premature child. Premature delivery occurs when the level of progesterone in women drops below the vital level to maintain the pregnancy, Proluton Depot is used to maintain those progesterone levels and prevent premature labor. Hydroxyprogesterone caproate is also known as OHPC.
Preterm birth or premature birth happens during the 20 weeks – 36 weeks. Lower progesterone level in the body can cause premature birth of the child. Proluton Depot 250 mg is given starting from the 16-20 weeks till 36 weeks of pregnancy.
What is Hydroxyprogesterone ?
Hydroxyprogesterone is a form of progestin which is a synthetic form of female hormone called progesterone which is produced in ovaries. It reduces the risk of having premature baby birth in a woman who already had 1 premature baby. Proluton depot is not for use in women who have had more than one pregnancy. This drug does not prevent the premature baby birth but it reduces the risk of having a premature baby delivery.
Hydroxyprogesterone is also known as OHPC it given with contraceptive injectable combined about 25mg of injection. It is an FDA approved medication with no side effects have been reported approved in 2011.
Proluton Depot injection is available in two strengths
- 500 mg/ml injection strength
- 250 mg/ml injection strength
It is manufactured by Zydus Cadila.
How I should take this drug?
It is like an oily solutions, Proluton Depot 250 mg must be injected into the skin directly (IM). Experiences shows that there is sometimes reactions found like (urge to cough, coughing and respiratory distress) which occurs in rare case may be during or immediately after the injection of this solutions. This problem can be avoided by injecting the solution extremely slowly.
How long I have take this drug ?
You should follow your doctor’s prescription. He/she will tell more about, like how long you have to take this drug. Correct dosage and length (time) of treatment as it will depend on the patient’s condition and their response to the medication.
I Missed Proluton Depot 500 mg injection dosage ?
In case if you miss a dose of proluton depot 250 mg, consume a dose as quickly as you remember. If you are close to the time for your next schedule dose, wait until then and then consume your medicine. Never take or consume extra/double dose, for the previously missed dose.
Proluton Depot 500 mg is given once a month directly into the muscles.
Side effects of Proluton Depot 250 mg / 500 mg have not been reported yet.
You should take care for the following
- Never consume expired medicine.
- Store it in cool and dry place.
- Keep Proluton Depot away from direct light.
- If you have loaded the shot, then take that immediately.