Were you looking for information about Makena? Makina is a common misspelling of Makena.
Makena™ (hydroxyprogesterone caproate) is a drug used to prevent repeat preterm births. It comes in the form of an injection that is given once a week by your healthcare provider. Generally, it is started sometime between 16 and 21 weeks of pregnancy. Treatment typically continues until week 37 of pregnancy or when you deliver the baby, whichever comes first.
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