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(Generic alternative to Provera)

Formulation : Tablet

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(Medroxyprogesterone Acetate)

Formulation : Tablet

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What is Provera /Medroxyprogesterone used for?

Provera is used to treat specific menstrual problems or uterine problems.

How should Provera /Medroxyprogesterone be stored?

Keep Provera at room temperature, protected from heat, moisture, and light.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Provera/Medroxyprogesterone ?

Always use Provera as your doctor has directed you to take it. Provera may be taken with or without food. Attempt to take your medication at the same time everyday to guarantee the best effects.

When should Provera /Medroxyprogesterone not be taken?

Do not use Provera if you are allergic to anything in the medication, have vaginal bleeding of an unknown cause , history of blood clots, bleeding in the brain, liver problems, genital or <a href="http://www.doctorsolve.com/LearningCenter/BreastCancer.aspx">breast cancer</a>, or if you are or may become pregnant.

What precautions should I follow when taking Provera /Medroxyprogesterone ?

Give your doctor a complete medical history before using Provera, as some conditions and/or medications may interact with Provera. You should tell your doctor if you: are, or are planning on becoming pregnant, or if you are breastfeeding; are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplements; have allergies; have diabetes, seizures, migraines, asthma, heart problems, kidney problems, or a history of depression.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Provera /Medroxyprogesterone ?

Provera may cause drowsiness or dizziness, make sure to take care when performing potentially dangerous activities. Provera may cause dark skin patches on your face; exposure to sunlight may worsen these symptoms. Use sunscreen when going outside. Provera should not be used in children, as safety and effectiveness have not been confirmed. Do not use Provera if you are pregnant, are planning on becoming pregnant, or are breast-feeding.

When should Provera /Medroxyprogesterone not be taken?

Serious side effects may include: allergic reaction; chest pain; depression; lumps in the breast or under the armpits; partial or complete loss of vision or changes in vision; shortness of breath; slurred speech; sudden loss of coordination; sudden or sev

Less severe side effects may include: acne; changes in menstrual flow, including breakthrough bleeding, spotting, or missed periods; dizziness; drowsiness; fever; headache; hot flashes; nausea; nervousness; pain; rash; sleeplessness; stomach pain; weaknes

Other: None.

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