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Safe 250 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Safe Injection

Safe 250 mg Injection is used in premature labor.

Safe Injection side effects

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

How to use Safe Injection

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

How Safe Injection works

Safe 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.

Safe Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Safe 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
Safe 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
Safe 250 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Safe 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
Safe 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

  • Safe 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 Safe

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I am taking Calcium Tablet daily Coe coral 250mg/1 per day. Is it safe?
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Yes, it's safe
Having testotrone 253 and premature ejaculation problem .newly married so taking caverta50mg before sex is it safe ?and how i increase testotrone level so no problem in child birth and medicine so not ejaculate early and penis remain strong
Dr. Asmita Kaundal
Infertility and Gynaecologist
plz see an amdrologist in personno ita not safe
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FAQs

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

Safe 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 Safe?

Safe 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 Safe?

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 Safe?

The common side effects of using Safe 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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Uchani, G.T. Road, Karnal-132001 Haryana (INDIA)
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