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PROLUTON DEPOT 500 INJECTION

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Rs.210for 1 vial(s) (2 ML injection each)
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Composition FOR PROLUTON

Hydroxyprogesterone(500mg/2ml)

food interaction for PROLUTON

alcohol interaction for PROLUTON

pregnancy interaction for PROLUTON

lactation interaction for PROLUTON

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Proluton depot 500 injection at a fixed time.
Avoid Proluton depot 500 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.
Proluton depot 500 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 PROLUTON

Hydroxyprogesterone(500mg/2ml)

Uses

Proluton depot 500 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

COMMON DOSAGE FOR PROLUTON DEPOT 500 INJECTION

Patients taking PROLUTON DEPOT 500 INJECTION

  • 68%
    Once A Week
  • 19%
    Once A Day
  • 6%
    Twice A Week
  • 5%
    Twice A Month
  • 1%
    Once A Month
  • 1%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR PROLUTON

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Expert advice FOR PROLUTON

  • 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 PROLUTON

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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Effective
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Content on this page was last updated on 20 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)