Active Ingredient(s): Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate
FDA Approved: * February 3, 2011
Pharm Company: * HOLOGIC INC.
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Makena Overview

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate
  • Injection: 250mg, 250mg/ml
  • Solution: 1250mg/5ml (250mg/ml), 250mg/ml (250mg/ml), 275mg/1.1ml (250mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Makena: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 64011-243 Makena 250 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection by Ther-rx Corporation
  • 64011-247 Makena 250 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection by Lumara Health Inc.
  • 64011-301 Makena 250 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection by Amag Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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