Medicine Overview of Proluton Injection
Side Effects of Proluton are Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach cramp, Fluid retention, Bloating, Headache, Vaginal infection, Vaginal bleeding, Breast pain, Hair loss.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Proluton Depot 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.
In Depth Information on Proluton 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.
Proluton Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Proluton Depot 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.
Proluton Depot 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
Proluton Depot Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Proluton Depot 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.
There is limited information available on the use of Proluton Depot Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Proluton
Primi with 3 uterine fibroids, on duphaston 10mg bid.Respected madam/sir I am an mbbs doctor, i m pregnant,primi, 4 months pregnant I have 3 uterine fibroids, posterior wall utero cervical junction(85.7*68.9mm), posterior wall fundal right lateral wall(30.9*25.3mm & My doctor says i will have to keep taking duphaston. I am having severe lower abdominal pain since 7days, my sonography is normal, blood and urine reports are normal as well. I would be extremely thankful if u would guide me. Thank u
Dr. Suman Rao
Rule out any fibroid degeneration. You can switch to proluton inj. Usually I prescribe Duphaston till 12 weeks only.
Hello dr.i had miscarriage before 6 months it was my first baby now am 14th week pregnent, wanna ask you for how many months should I take progesteron 200 mg
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
It is good till 14 weeks and after that for uterine relaxation take inj proluton depot weekly for two or three months
I am 6 month pregnant I feel normal pain in lower abdomen and some time burning sensation when pass urine gynaecologist advice me tab nitrofrurotoin 100mg, inj proluton depot 500mg im ,inj tramadol 500 mg im yet i am not takingPlz advice me it is safe or any side effect
Dr. Suman Rao
Nitrofurantoin is for urinary infection. Get your urine R& M and C& S done. If there is any pus cells or infection on culture then take nitrofurantoin. Proluton and tramadol are fine.
Aneuploidy scan done at 12 weeks. Choriodecidual bleed seen on left side. Area of blood 5cm 2. Rest all ok. Pls advice
Dr. Asmita Kaundal
Infertility and Gynaecologist
nothing can be done at present mam. this bleed will resolve atbits own. but u need to take restm u vl remail at risk of abortion and preterm pains. so in case of slightest bleed plz go to hospital. uou can take injection proluton depot 500 mg IM weekly till 20 weeks its just a supportive management.
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Frequently asked questions about Proluton Injection
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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