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Hydroxyprogesterone Dosage

Medically reviewed on July 2, 2018.

Applies to the following strengths: 250 mg/mL; 275 mg/1.1 mL

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Premature Labor

To reduce the risk of preterm birth in women with a singleton pregnancy who have a history of singleton spontaneous preterm birth:
250 mg intramuscularly once weekly.
Begin treatment between 16 weeks, 0 days and 20 weeks, 6 days of gestation. Continue administration once weekly until week 37 (through 36 weeks, 6 days) of gestation or delivery, whichever occurs first.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Premature Labor

To reduce the risk of preterm birth in women with a singleton pregnancy who have a history of singleton spontaneous preterm birth:
16 years and older:
250 mg intramuscularly once weekly.
Begin treatment between 16 weeks, 0 days and 20 weeks, 6 days of gestation. Continue administration once weekly until week 37 (through 36 weeks, 6 days) of gestation or delivery, whichever occurs first.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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