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Hydroxyprogesterone (Makena)

Also known as Delta-Lutin, Duralutin, Hylutin, Prodrox, and Makena

17-Hydroxyprogesterone (17-OH progesterone or 17OHP) is a C-21 steroid hormone produced during the synthesis of glucocorticoids and sex steroids.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed hydroxyprogesterone to treat pregnancy, rabies, blastomycosis, and west nile virus.

What side effects are related?

Patients taking hydroxyprogesterone most commonly experience side effects like pain, high blood pressure, and preeclampsia.

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