Makena Solution For Injection 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Makena: Solution for injection (250mg)

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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.

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Makena 250mg/mL Solution for Injection

NDC: 640110247
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Preterm Delivery Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store upright
Store in carton until time of use
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Makena 250mg/mL Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Makena 250mg/mL Solution for Injection

Blood Clot Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<8.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
4.5-34.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
7.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Hives Incidence:
12.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Preterm Labor Incidence:
16.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 6 - Unknown Risk

Second Trimester

Class 1 - Low Risk

Third Trimester

Class 1 - Low Risk

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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