What is Preterm Labor?

Preterm labor is the delivery of a baby too early in pregnancy, usually before 37 weeks. The risk of preterm labor may be treated using progestin hormones, particularly in women who have had a previous preterm birth.

Savings Tips for Preterm Labor

  • It’s Baaack: Makena

    February 03, 2014

    Recently the FDA approved the one and only injectable product for preterm labor, Makena. It was previously approved by the FDA in February of 2011 but the manufacturer, KV Pharmaceuticals, was NOT granted FDA exclusivity due to the price and accessibility of the drug. Instead, the FDA allowed compounding pharmacies to make an injectable of the active ingredient, hydroxyprogesterone caproate (aka 17P). See More

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Popular Preterm Labor Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Progestins 3,172 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Preterm Labor Drug Classes

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