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Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate

Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate
Hydroxyprogesterone is a form of progestin, a manmade form of a female hormone called progesterone. Hydroxyprogesterone is used to lower the risk of premature birth in a woman who has already had one premature baby. Hydroxyprogesterone is not for use in women who are pregnant with more than one baby (twins, triplets, etc). Hydroxyprogesterone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate
DRUG TYPE
Hormonal Supplementation

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you have: uncontrolled high blood pressure, unusual vaginal bleeding, liver disease or liver cancer, jaundice caused by your pregnancy, or if you have ever had circulation problems, a stroke or blood clot, or cancer of the breast, uterus/cervix, or vagina.

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