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

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    Condition: Other
    2/1/2011 3:22:19 PM

    Reviewer: bee113, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    preterm labor history back pain is unbearable and still having contractions i am 22 weeks now and have had only 5 shots ask if any other method first i would not recommend to anyone plus studies are contradicting plus going to dr every week is inconvenient

    Condition: Other
    9/5/2010 2:18:30 AM

    Reviewer: Riss, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    My Dr. prescribed this to me to help prevent pre-term labor since I am at high risk. I have to take one shot in the hip every week up to 36 weeks!

    Condition: Other
    3/3/2009 11:38:36 AM

    Reviewer: JThompson, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been on this medication since the 14th week of my pregnancy (now at 31 weeks) in combination of a cerclage at 20 weeks and bedrest since that time my pregnancy has progressed without any further complications. The weekly shots have become progressively more painful. I have back pain, and a general achiness that lasts for at least 3 or 4 days after the shot at this point. It is worth it c ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    12/16/2008 11:08:04 PM

    Reviewer: Precious, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had great success with this medication. My first son was born at 30 weeks weighing 4 lbs. and we spent 6 weeks in the NICU. I started these injections at 16 weeks for 20 weeks. Last injection was at 36 weeks. I delivered a healthy 7 lb. boy at 37 weeks exactly 1 week after finishing the injections. Yes, the further you get along the do hurt due to the scar tissue build up. I had the nurse that ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    10/29/2008 8:34:35 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    The shot definately hurts because it is given right into the muscle but after a couple of days it wears off. I have been given this shot for 2 out of my 3 pregnancies and so far so good. I am currently at 29 weeks. My last pregnancy lasted to week 36. It definately works but have noticed some back pain. Also noticed a lot of cramping comes right before I am supposed to have my next injection.

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