Proluton Depot - 250 mg/1ml
Proluton Depot is used to reduce the risk of preterm birth (a birth of that takes place more than three weeks before the baby is due)
|Generic For||Proluton Depot|
|Generic Name||Hydroxyprogestrone Caproate|
Proluton Depot 250 mg (Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate)
Proluton Depot is prescribed by the doctors to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women with a history of the singleton pregnancy. It is only suggested to those women who have a background of spontaneous preterm birth. It is available in the form of injection. The active component of the medicine is Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate, which is a long-acting, progestational steroid ester. It is not recommended for women with multiple gestations or other risk factors for premature delivery.
Proluton Depot general information
What is Proluton Depot used for?
Proluton Depot is used to reduce the risk of preterm birth (a birth of that takes place more than three weeks before the baby is due). It is used in pregnant women to help lower the risk of having a premature baby again. The medicine is supplied in the form of an injection to be injected intavesnously. It is only recommended for women who are pregnant with one baby and women who had a premature delivery of a baby in the past.
How does Proluton Depot work?
Proluton Depot comprises of an active ingredient Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate, which comes under the category of medications called progestins. It is a synthetic form of a naturally-occurring hormone progesterone, however, the exact mechanism of action by which it reduces the risk of premature delivery is still unknown.
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What does Proluton Depot contain?
Each Proluton injection contains 250 mg of Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate as the active component.
What are the side effects of Proluton Depot?
Proluton Depot can cause serious side effects, including:
- Redness in your leg
- Leg pain that worsens while bending the foot
- Swelling in the leg
Call your physician straight away if you get any of the above symptoms.
Some common side effects of the medicine include:
- Swelling of the face
- Yellowing of the skin and the whites of your eyes
- Itchy bump
Inform your doctor if you experience any of the following at the injection site:
- Increased pain over time
- Oozing of blood and fluid
These are not all the possible side effects of Proluton Depot 250 mg. Ask your physician for more information.
What medications interact with Proluton Depot?
Before receiving this Proluton Depot, tell your physician about all the medicines that you have been using. The injection may affect the working of other drugs; other medicines may affect how Proluton injection acts. Keep a list of medicines you take whenever you visit the physician's place to get a new medication.
When should Proluton Depot not be used?
- Proluton Depot should not be used in women less than 16 years of age
- It is not recommended for use to stop active preterm labor
- The safety and efficacy of this drug have not been established in women who other risk factors for preterm birth
- It is not meant for women with a history of blood clots
- Do not use this medicine in patients with breast cancer
- It should not be injected into women with abnormal vaginal bleeding not related to current pregnancy.
How should Proluton Depot be used?
The correct dosage depends on the patient and the condition being treated. Never adjust your dosage without consulting your physician. This drug is only for use as prescribed and instructed. It should be administered intramuscularly by a doctor through an injection. Your physician will normally inject intravenously every week for few months to prevent abortion.
Missed dose of Proluton Depot
It is very important that you do not miss a dose of Proluton Depot 250 mg and continue receiving it once a week. If you miss a dose, inform your physician and follow his directions on how to get back on schedule.
How long should you take Proluton Depot
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Don’t alter the dose or stop it even if you feel well again. You should complete the whole dose prescribed by your physician.
How should Proluton Depot be stored?
- Store the injection at room temperature
- Store the Proluton Depot box in an upright position
- Keep it out of the reach and sight of children
- It should be used within five weeks after the first use
- Keep it in its original package in order to protect from direct light and moisture