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Drug information on Progestal (500 mg) (Hydroxy Progesterone) from Parex Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.

Progestal (500 mg)

Parex Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Hydroxy Progesterone

Drug Name : Hydroxy Progesterone

Hydroxy Progesterone(Makena) generic Progestal (500 mg) is a synthetic hormone, prescribed for miscarriage, uterine bleeding, and endometrial cancer.
More Info about Hydroxy Progesterone

Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Progestal (500 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Progestal (500 mg)

Diarrhea, headache, skin rash, hives and pain at the injection site.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

IM- The recommended dose is 250 to 500 mg weekly by intramuscular injection during the first half of pregnancy.

How to use Progestal (500 mg)?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the large muscle.

When is Progestal (500 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, breast cancer, pregnancy, lactation, severe liver disease, bleeding disorder and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Progestal (500 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of abdominal bleeding, tumors, abortion, sugar, mental depression, any allergy, who are taking other medications.

• Monitor blood sugar level in diabetic patients.

• If bleeding disorder occurs, stop this medication.

Other Precautions for Progestal (500 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Progestal (500 mg)

Store it at room temperature.

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