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PROLUSTAR DEPO 500MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR PROLUSTAR DEPO 500mg injection

Hydroxyprogesterone(500mg)

food interaction for PROLUSTAR DEPO injection

alcohol interaction for PROLUSTAR DEPO injection

pregnancy interaction for PROLUSTAR DEPO injection

lactation interaction for PROLUSTAR DEPO injection

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Prolustar depo 500mg injection at a fixed time.
Avoid Prolustar depo 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.
Prolustar depo 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 PROLUSTAR DEPO 500mg injection

Hydroxyprogesterone(500mg)

Prolustar depo injection uses

Prolustar depo 500mg injection is used in preterm labor

How prolustar depo injection 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 of prolustar depo injection

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 PROLUSTAR DEPO injection

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  • MAINTANE 500MG INJECTION
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    Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 118.50/ML of injection
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    Rs. 237
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  • ANIN 500MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 102.45/ML of injection
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    Rs. 204.90
    pay 412% more per ML of injection
  • GYNONYS DEPOT 500MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Sanzyme Ltd
    Rs. 50.83/ML of injection
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    Rs. 101.65
    pay 154% more per ML of injection
  • FETUGEST 500MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Obsurge Biotech Ltd
    Rs. 62.88/ML of injection
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    Rs. 125.75
    pay 214% more per ML of injection
  • NT NATAL 500MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Kee Pharma
    Rs. 85/ML of injection
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    Rs. 170
    pay 325% more per ML of injection

Expert advice FOR PROLUSTAR DEPO injection

  • 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 500mg injection

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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)