Tag Archives: Makena

How I would have handled the “compounding issue” with 17 hydroxyprogesterone

Both The March of Dimes and The American Congress of OB/GYN  (and apparently a few other medical professional societies) supported KV Pharmaceuticals application to the FDA to be the sole manufacturer of 17 Alpha Hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P), the hormone that … Continue reading

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March of Dimes response to Makena pricing reveals they are woefully out of touch

Preemie message boards are all fired up by KV Pharmaceutical’s pricing of 17 Alpha-hydroxy progesterone caproate (17P, a hormone than can help prevent premature delivery for some women who have previously delivered prematurely). Once KV was awarded the patent, the … Continue reading

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