What Are The Uses Of Hydroxyprogesterone?
Hydroxyprogesterone is also called hydroxyprogesterone caproate-OHPC. OHPC is used for treating premenstrual syndrome, menstrual cramps, non-cancerous but painful lumps in breast and uterus lining cancer.
In women with a history of pre term delivery between 20 and 36-37 weeks, OHPC is used to prevent pre term delivery.
It is used as in hormone replacement therapy meant for transgender women. It is also used to treat acne which does not respond to several other medication attempts.
What Are The Side Effects Of Hydroxyprogesterone?
Reaction at the site of injection is a common side effect. Besides this, there is a chance for blood clots, nausea, diarrhoea, itching and allergy to occur.
What Are The Contraindications Of Hydroxyprogesterone?
People with a medical history of asthma, blood pressure, kidney and liver issues, diabetes, depression, breast cancer, epileptic seizure should inform the doctor.