What If I Overdose on Makena?

In studies, an overdose with this medication was not particularly dangerous; in fact, overdoses did not appear to cause any serious side effects (click Makena Overdose for more information).

How Should This Medication Be Stored?

Makena should be stored at room temperature, protected from prolonged exposure to light. Keep it upright, and store the vial in the original box. Each vial contains five doses. These five doses must be used within five weeks of the first use of the vial. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.

Available Strengths of Makena

This medication comes in one strength -- Makena 5 mL multidose vials that contain five doses, with 250 mg per dose. Makena is not available through regular pharmacies. It is only available through the manufacturer.

Generic Versions

This medication is not commercially available in generic form. However, some compounding pharmacies may make their own versions (see Generic Makena).
Pregnancy and Pain

Makena Drug Information

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