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GRAVIDIN 250MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR GRAVIDIN

Hydroxyprogesterone(250 mg)

food interaction for GRAVIDIN

alcohol interaction for GRAVIDIN

pregnancy interaction for GRAVIDIN

lactation interaction for GRAVIDIN

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Gravidin 250mg injection at a fixed time.
Avoid Gravidin 250mg 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.
Gravidin 250mg 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 GRAVIDIN

Hydroxyprogesterone(250 mg)

Uses

Gravidin 250mg injection is used in preterm labor

How it works

Gravidin 250mg 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

Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Breast pain, Mood changes, Irregular menstrual cycle

SUBSTITUTES FOR GRAVIDIN

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  • PROLUTON DEPOT 250 MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 130.50/ML of injection
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    Rs. 130.50
    pay 163% more per ML of injection
  • ANIN 250 MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 113/ML of injection
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    Rs. 113
    pay 128% more per ML of injection
  • GYNONYS DEPOT 250 MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Sanzyme Ltd
    Rs. 32.35/ML of injection
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    Rs. 64.71
    save 35% more per ML of injection
  • FETUGEST 250 MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Obsurge Biotech Ltd
    Rs. 57.68/ML of injection
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    Rs. 57.68
    pay 16% more per ML of injection
  • CAPROGEN DEPOT 250MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Mac Millon Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 79.20/ML of injection
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    Rs. 79.20
    pay 60% more per ML of injection

Expert advice FOR GRAVIDIN

  • 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 GRAVIDIN

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 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)