hydroxyprogesterone caproate

hydroxyprogesterone caproate
[USP] a synthetic progestin used in the treatment of dysfunctional uterine bleeding and abnormalities of the menstrual cycle, and in the diagnosis of endogenous estrogen production; administered intramuscularly.

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