KASTGEST DEPOT 250
Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate 250mg Injection– KASTGEST DEPOT 250 Injection is a medicine that contains a hormone called hydroxyprogesterone. Hydroxyprogesterone is a female hormone that helps to prevent the uterus from contracting too early. This can help to prevent premature birth in women who have had a premature delivery in the past. Hydroxyprogesterone works by modulating the immune system of the mother. The immune system is responsible for fighting infection, but it can also attack the embryo. Hydroxyprogesterone helps to prevent the immune system from attacking the embryo, which helps to prevent miscarriage.
Hydroxyprogestron Caproate 250mg Injection is a man-made form of the female hormone called progesterone, that helps lower the risk of delivering the baby too early (premature labor), particularly in women who have had this complication in an earlier pregnancy. Progesterone is a hormone that thickens the lining of the uterus and prepares it for the growth and development of the baby. So, it helps your uterus grow during pregnancy and also prevents any contractions that can otherwise lead to miscarriage.
Hydroxyprogesterone caproate 250mg injection is a man-made progestin hormone that is used to help lower the risk of giving birth too early (preterm birth) in pregnant women who have had a preterm delivery in the past. It is important to note that this medication is not intended to prevent preterm birth in women pregnant with more than one baby (such as twins, or triplets). It is also not intended to stop active preterm labor.
This medication can cause birth defects if used during the first trimester of pregnancy. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of using this medication. This medication can cause changes in glucose levels. If you have diabetes, talk to your doctor about how to manage your blood sugar while using this medication.
The directions for using hydroxyprogesterone caproate 250mg injection are as follows:
The usual dosage is 250 mg once a week, starting between 16 weeks and 0 days and 20 weeks and 6 days of gestation. The injection should be continued until week 37 (through 36 weeks, 6 days) of gestation or delivery, whichever occurs first.
The most common side effects of this medicine are pain, redness, itching, and swelling at the injection site. You may also have nausea, diarrhea, or rash. If any of these side effects bother you, talk to your doctor. They may be able to help you reduce or prevent them. This medicine can also affect your blood sugar levels. So, it is important to monitor your blood sugar regularly. If you notice yellowing of your eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain, tell your doctor right away.
Hydroxyprogestron Caproate 250mg Inj