Hydroxyprogesterone solution for injection
- Generic Name: Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate
- Brand Names: Makena
- Drug Class: Progestogens, Excluding Hormonal Contraceptives, and Estrogen with Progestogen Combinations
- Strengths: 250mg
Other Available Forms: Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Unknown Pwd
- Prescription Required
- FDA Approved
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
What is this medicine?
HYDROXYPROGESTERONE (hye drox ee proe JES ter one) is a female hormone. This medicine is used in women who are pregnant and who have delivered a baby too early (preterm) in the past. It helps lower the risk of having a preterm baby again.