Caprogen Depot 250 MG Injection

Manufactured by Macmillon Pharmaceuticals
Composition: Hydroxyprogesterone
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Caprogen Depot 250 MG Injection is a synthetic form of progestin and has a similar action to the female hormone, progesterone. It is used to treat menstrual disorders in women caused due to lack of hormones. It is also used to lower the risk of miscarriages or premature birth in women.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Caprogen Depot 250 MG Injection

Onset of action

The time taken for this medicine to show it's effect is subject to vary from one person to another. It also varies based on the intended use and levels of other sex hormones in the body.

Duration of effect

The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is 1-2 weeks.

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies were reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless absolutely necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks associated with use. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding women unless necessary. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Caprogen Depot 250 MG Injection

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Caprogen Depot 250 MG Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Prolustar Depo. 250 MG InjectionCadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Uniprogestin 250 MG InjectionUnichem Laboratories Ltd

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