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Prolustar Depot 250mg Injection 1ml

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
1ml Injection in Ampoule
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MRP 25.66
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Prolustar 250 MG Description

Prolustar Injection contains hydroxyprogesterone as its active ingredient. It is used to reduce the risk of premature birth in a female who previously has delivered a premature baby. Prolustar Inject

on will be given to you under the skin as an Injection in a hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse.

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ContainsHydroxyprogesterone(250.0 Mg)
UsesPremature labor
Side effectsPain, swelling, itching at the injection site, fever, headache, dizziness
TherapyDRUGS FOR PREMATURE LABOUR PREVENTION
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Uses of Prolustar 250 MG

Prolustar Injection is a manmade form of a female hormone and is used to reduce the risk of premature birth in a female who has already delivered a premature baby in the past.

Contraindications of Prolustar 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to hydroxyprogesterone or any other ingredients of Prolustar Injection.
  • If you had or have problems with your liver like liver cancer, etc.
  • If you have breast cancer or any other hormone cancer.
  • If you have undiagnosed abnormal vaginal bleeding.
  • If you have or had a history of blood clot disorders.
  • If you have jaundice in pregnancy.
  • If you have high blood pressure that is not controlled.

Side effects of Prolustar 250 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Pain, swelling, itching at the Injection site

Precautions and Warnings of Prolustar 250 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Prolustar Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the use of Prolustar Injection during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using this Injection.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Prolustar Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Prolustar Injection pass into the breastmilk in a small amount. Consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Prolustar Injection?
A:
Prolustar Injection may make you dizzy. Avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Prolustar Injection?
A:
There is no data regarding interactions between Prolustar Injection and alcohol. However, this does not rule out the possibility of interaction and it is better to avoid alcohol consumption.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had or have a blood disorder.
  • You have problems with your heart or kidney.
  • You have diabetes or pre-diabetes.
  • You are pregnant and suffer from asthma, fits, migraine, high blood pressure.
  • You have had a history of depression.
  • You may develop jaundice or high blood pressure.
  • You develop any allergic reactions like rash, swelling, itching.
  • You are a smoker.
  • Prolustar Injection should not be used to prevent premature birth in women who are pregnant with more than one baby (like twins, triplets). It should also not be used to stop active premature labour.

Mode of Action of Prolustar 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Hydroxyprogesterone is a manmade progestin, its mode of action to prevent or reduce premature birth is still not known.

Directions for Use of Prolustar 250 MG

  • Prolustar Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an Injection. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow the instructions suggested by your doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Prolustar 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Prolustar Injection may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you h...
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  • Medicines like cimetidine, ciprofloxacin, halothane, nicotine, bupropion, ketamine should be used with caution as they may alter the effects of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Prolustar 250 MG

  • Store it below 25°C in the original container to protect it from light.
  • Keep it away from children and pets. Do not freeze.

Dosage of Prolustar 250 MG

Overdose

Prolustar Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get more or less of this medicine. If you experience any symptoms right after taking this Injec...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse on when the Injection should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Prolustar Injection on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking this Injection until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good.

Q: What does Prolustar Injection do?

A: Prolustar Injection contains hydroxyprogesterone as its active ingredient. Hydroxyprogesterone is a manmade progestin, its mode of action to prevent or reduce premature birth is still not known. It compensates for the hormone deficit and stimulates the growth of an underdeveloped uterus.

Q: When to stop Prolustar Injection?

A: The duration of treatment with Prolustar Injection depends on the underlying condition and the patient's response to the treatment.
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Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 12:44 AM (IST)

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