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CAPROGEN 500MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 173.70 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for CAPROGEN

Hydroxyprogesterone(500 mg)

food interaction for CAPROGEN

alcohol interaction for CAPROGEN

pregnancy interaction for CAPROGEN

lactation interaction for CAPROGEN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Caprogen 500mg injection at a fixed time.
Avoid Caprogen 500mg injection with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Caprogen 500mg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for CAPROGEN

Hydroxyprogesterone(500 mg)

Uses

Caprogen 500mg injection is used in preterm labor.

How it works

Caprogen 500mg injection belongs to a class of medications called progestins (female hormones). It is a synthetic form of the female hormone progesterone, however the exact mechanism by which it reduces risk of preterm birth is not known.

Common side effects

Pain, Itchy bump, Diarrhoea, Injection site bump, Injection site bruise, Itching, Rash, Limb pain, Skin redness, Swelling

SUBSTITUTES for CAPROGEN

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  • FETUGEST 500 MG INJECTION
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  • CAPROGEN DEPOT 500MG INJECTION
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Expert advice for CAPROGEN

  • Tell your doctor if you have diabetes, pre-diabetes (high blood sugar levels, but not high enough to be called diabetes) or a family history of diabetes, before taking hydroxyprogesterone.
  • If you are suffering from high blood pressure during pregnancy (preeclampsia), fits (epilepsy), heart or kidney functioning problems, you should be monitored for fluid retention while on treatment with Hydroxyprogesterone.
  • Tell your doctor if you have severe pulsating headaches (migraines), asthma, history of depression or high blood pressure (hypertension), before taking Hydroxyprogesterone.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any signs of depression or jaundice.
  • Consult your doctor regarding continuing treatment with hydroxyprogesterone after delivery and during breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for CAPROGEN

Hydroxyprogesterone

Q.Is hydroxyprogesterone the same as progesterone?
No. Progesterone is a natural sex hormone produced by the body and hydroxyprogesterone is its synthetic form. Both have different physiological effects and are used for the treatment of different conditions

Q.Is hydroxyprogesterone safe?
It is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 14 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)