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Maintane 250 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Maintane Injection

Maintane 250 mg Injection is used in premature labor.

Maintane Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Nausea
  • Hair loss
  • Diarrhea
  • Hives

How to use Maintane Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Maintane Injection works

Maintane 250 mg Injection is a progestin (female hormone). It works by modulating the immune response of the mother to prevent rejection of the embryo and allow its attachment to the uterus. This prevents miscarriage and helps lower the risk of premature birth in women who have had one premature delivery in the past.

Maintane Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Maintane 250 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Maintane 250 mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Nonhormonal contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
Driving
SAFE
Maintane 250 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Maintane 250 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
This medicine contains progesterone which can cause fluid retention in patients with underlying kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Maintane 250 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Maintane 250 mg Injection is used in pregnant women to help lower the risk of giving birth too early (preterm birth).
  • It is only given to a woman who has had a preterm delivery in the past.
  • It is not for use in women who are pregnant with more than one baby (twins, triplets, etc.).
  • It is administered only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor. Your doctor can start giving you the injection every week between 16 and 20 weeks and continue through week 37, or until you deliver.
  • It may affect blood sugar levels. Monitor your blood sugar regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain. These could be symptoms of a serious liver problem.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have pain in the chest, groin or legs, difficulty with breathing, sudden severe headache, slurred speech, sudden unexplained shortness of breath, a sudden loss of coordination, or vision changes while using this medicine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Maintane

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I have done my angioplasty please suggest how maintane life
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salt and regular exercise and regular Medicine
I am pregnant. my last mc date is 13/6/16.I have blooding from 27 Aug.my doctor gave me pause500 mg & maintane 250,hulag 200 through injection. Plz give me advice
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
The treatment is fine. Continue with the same treatment and get an ultrasound done.
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FAQs

Q. What is Maintane and what it is used for?

Maintane contains a medicine called hydroxyprogesterone (a female sex hormone). It helps to lower the risk of delivering a baby too early (preterm) in a pregnant women, who had delivered a preterm baby in the past.

Q. How and in what dose should I use Maintane?

Maintane is given as an injection, by a doctor or trained nurse. The dose is decided by your doctor, depending on your exact medical condition.

Q. What if I miss a dose of Maintane?

Ideally, you should try not to miss any dose. However, if you miss a dose consult with your doctor as soon as you remember.

Q. What are the side effects of using Maintane?

The common side effects of using Maintane are local site reactions at injection site, nausea, itching, diarrhea, and hives. If any of this side effects bother you, please consult with your doctor.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 671-72.
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T-210 J, Shahpur Jat, New Delhi - 110 049, India
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Maintane 250mg Injection. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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