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    Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Makena intramuscular.

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    Condition: Risk Reduction for Recurrent Preterm Birth
    8/24/2015 8:26:09 PM

    Reviewer: GENA, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I started Mekena at 16 weeks after my Dr recommended it d/t my history of 2 pre-term deliveries at 33 and 35 weeks ( spontaneous rupture of membranes) I took the shot every week as prescribed. It caused headaches and bruising/ itching at the injection site. My water broke at 34 weeks and 4 days. 19 weeks of painful injections and nothing to show for it. My baby is currently in NICU. MEKENA DID NOT ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Risk Reduction for Recurrent Preterm Birth
    10/24/2013 3:16:17 AM

    Reviewer: Meisje333, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    It was not a walk in the park, getting shots once a week from my husband so I didn't have to load my kids up and go to the doctor, but I knew it would be worth it. My first two pregnancies were preterm; first at 34 weeks because of preeclampsia and the second I went into labor and was dilated to a four at 32 weeks. Since I knew I would probably go into labor early and I was worried, my midwi ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Risk Reduction for Recurrent Preterm Birth
    1/27/2013 11:38:22 AM

    Reviewer: ashleynhall87, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been taking Makena for 6 weeks at this point. So far, so good. The injection site does typically stay sore for approximately 4-5 days which is unnerving as the injection is received once every 7 days. However, this side effect is minimal if it prevents another child from being born 12 weeks early. Very expensive medication; however, the manufacturer of the drug does offer a wonderful financ ... Show Full Comment

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