Hydroxyprogesterone 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.
Q. What is Hogest 500 Injection? What is it used for?
Hogest 500 Injection is a type of female sex hormone called progesterone. It helps to lower the risk of preterm delivery (early birth) in a pregnant woman, who had delivered a preterm baby in the past.
Q. How and in what dose should I use Hogest 500 Injection?
Hogest 500 Injection is given as an injection, by a doctor or trained nurse. The dose will be decided by your doctor, depending on your exact medical condition.
Q. What if I miss a dose of Hogest 500 Injection?
Ideally, you should try not to miss any dose. However, if you miss a dose consult with your doctor as soon as you remember.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 7th Jun 2022. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.