Depo-Provera

Active Ingredient(s): Medroxyprogesterone
FDA Approved: * September 23, 1960
Pharm Company: * PHARMACIA AND UPJOHN
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Depo-Provera Overview

Medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA), also known as depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) and sold under the brand name Depo-Provera among others, is a hormonal medication of the progestin type.[9][4] It is used as a method of birth control and as a part of menopausal hormone therapy.[9][4] It is also used to treat endometriosis, abnormal uterine bleeding, abnormal sexuality in males, and certain types of cancer.[9 ...

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How to stop bleeding with repeated periods on 11th day of period cycle

Hello, I have a problem of repeated periods on the 11th day after completion of my normal period cycle. I was having the same problem before 2 months and my dr. prescribed me Nevlon tablets after which i got normal periods during that time, but again after completion of the course i am facing the same problem. What would be the reason and possible solution for it? ## How long did you take the contraceptive tablets? Sometimes they need to be taken for several months, before they can help restore your normal hormonal balance to stop such bleeding. The U.S. FDA lists their typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and irritability. How long has this bleeding been occurring? Are you on any other medications? ## I need to know about the tablet to stop bleeding a...

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how to take althea pills

From Depo-provera to Althea Hi I'm Melai and its my first time to use Althea after my 3sessions of depo, I immediately take Althea because I cannot take the side effects of depo I'm suffering of severe backaches. I already finished the first strip and follow the 7 days free pill... am I expect to have a period? Its my fourth day today please Orient me... Thank you in advance. ## Hi. I just came from my dr. I was advised by my dr to take provera for 5 days and see her again after to know the result. Incase during provera intaking my i will have spoting for mens, i will then have to take althea for 21 days. Did your dr prescribed your meds? You should see one incase.

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depro shot

birth control ## I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ABOUTALL SIDE AFFECTS TO THIS DRUG. ## If you go to the page for Depo-Provera, and then read the full article, you can find common warnings and side effects. I have not personally taken these shots so unfortunately cannot speak to any experiences with it. ## I TOOK DEPO ABOUT A MONTH AND A HALF AGO. OMG ITS WORST THING IVE EVER BEEN ON. ACNE,SEVERE MOOD SWINGS,WEIGHT GAIN AND MIGRAINES. MY DR. DID NOT EVEN WARN ME ABOUT ANY SIDE EFFECTS. ## Here's the monograph link with more information:

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Medroxyprogesterone
  • Injection: 0, 100mg/ml, 104mg/0.65ml, 104mgl/0.65ml, 150mg/ml, 400mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 2.5mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Depo-Provera: (10 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0009-0626 Depo-provera 400 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection, Suspension by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-0746 Depo-provera 150 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection, Suspension by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-7376 Depo-provera 150 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection, Suspension by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 50090-0459 Depo-provera 150 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection, Suspension by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-0665 Depo-provera 150 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection, Suspension by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 54569-3701 Depo-provera 150 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection, Suspension by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54569-4904 Depo-provera 150 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection, Suspension by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54868-3348 Depo-provera 400 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection, Suspension by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-3613 Depo-provera 150 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection, Suspension by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-4100 Depo-provera 150 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection, Suspension by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Medroxyprogesterone or a similar ingredient: (10 results)

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