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PROLUSTAR DEPO 500 MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 40 for 1 vial(s) (2 ML injection each)
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Composition for PROLUSTAR DEPO

Hydroxyprogesterone(500 mg)

food interaction for PROLUSTAR DEPO

alcohol interaction for PROLUSTAR DEPO

pregnancy interaction for PROLUSTAR DEPO

lactation interaction for PROLUSTAR DEPO

food
alcohol
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lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Prolustar depo 500 mg injection at a fixed time.
Avoid Prolustar depo 500 mg 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.
Prolustar depo 500 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for PROLUSTAR DEPO

Hydroxyprogesterone(500 mg)

Uses

Prolustar depo 500 mg injection is used in preterm labor.

How it works

Prolustar depo 500 mg 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 PROLUSTAR DEPO

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  • ANIN 500 MG INJECTION
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    Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 102.45/ML of injection
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  • FETUGEST 500 MG INJECTION
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    Obsurge Biotech Ltd
    Rs. 62.88/ML of injection
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  • GYNONYS DEPOT 500 MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Sanzyme Ltd
    Rs. 50.83/ML of injection
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  • CAPROGEN DEPOT 500MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Mac Millon Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 86.85/ML of injection
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Expert advice for PROLUSTAR DEPO

  • 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 PROLUSTAR DEPO

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 28 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)