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

Progestal

  Injection
Parex Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Hydroxy Progesterone
 43.00
250mg/1ml
1ml

Drug Name : Hydroxy Progesterone

Hydroxy Progesterone(Makena) generic Progestal 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 may be prescribed


Side effects of Progestal

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?

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

When is Progestal 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

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

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Progestal

Store it at room temperature.



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