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CAPROGEN DEPOT 500MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR CAPROGEN DEPOT

Hydroxyprogesterone(500 mg)

food interaction for CAPROGEN DEPOT

alcohol interaction for CAPROGEN DEPOT

pregnancy interaction for CAPROGEN DEPOT

lactation interaction for CAPROGEN DEPOT

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Caprogen depot 500mg injection at a fixed time.
Avoid Caprogen depot 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 depot 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 DEPOT

Hydroxyprogesterone(500 mg)

Uses

Caprogen depot 500mg injection is used in preterm labor

How it works

Hydroxyprogesterone 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

Rash, Adrenal insufficiency, Vaginal discharge, Headache, Dizziness, Back pain, Increased appetite, Decreased libido, Pain in extremity, Abdominal distension, Cushing syndrome, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Nausea, Edema, Abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, Breast pain, Hair loss, Fatigue, Acne, Hot flushes, Thrombophlebitis, Diarrhoea, Irregular menstrual cycle, Cushingoid syndrome, Increased blood pressure, Depression, Mood changes, Nervousness, Constipation, Increased glucose level in blood, Breathing difficulty

SUBSTITUTES FOR CAPROGEN DEPOT

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  • MAINTANE 500 MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 118.50/ML of injection
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    Rs. 237
    pay 25% more per ML of injection
  • ANIN 500 MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 102.45/ML of injection
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    Rs. 204.90
    pay 8% more per ML of injection
  • GYNONYS DEPOT 500 MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Sanzyme Ltd
    Rs. 50.83/ML of injection
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    Rs. 101.65
    save 46% more per ML of injection
  • FETUGEST 500 MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Obsurge Biotech Ltd
    Rs. 62.88/ML of injection
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    Rs. 125.75
    save 34% more per ML of injection
  • NT NATAL 500 MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Kee Pharma
    Rs. 85/ML of injection
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    Rs. 170
    save 10% more per ML of injection

Expert advice FOR CAPROGEN DEPOT

  • 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 DEPOT

Hydroxyprogesterone

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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

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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 19 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)