What is Medroxypr AC used for?
Medroxyprogesterone is used to treat amenorrhea (unusual stopping of menstrual periods) and abnormal uterine bleeding.
What is Provera 2.5 mg used for?
Provera 2.5mg Tablet is used for a wide range of menstrual disorders such as heavy, painful, or absent periods, and endometriosis. It may cause bleeding or spotting in between menstrual periods. Let your doctor know if this occurs frequently.
How many days should you take medroxyprogesterone?
Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed. However, dose is usually not more than 10 mg per day. It is usually taken everyday for 5 to 10 days.
Will Medroxypr AC stop my period?
Does medroxyprogesterone (Provera) stop periods? Medroxyprogesterone (Provera) causes the lining of your uterus to thin if you take it every day, so it’s possible for it to cause lighter periods. Since you’re only taking it for about 10 days at a time, it doesn’t usually stop your periods completely.
How does Provera regulate your period?
Typical dosing for medroxyprogesterone (Provera) Irregular periods: On day 16 or 21 of your menstrual cycle, take 5 mg or 10 mg by mouth once a day for 5 to 10 days. You should expect a period about 3 to 7 days after your last dose. Repeat these directions every menstrual cycle.
Is medroxyprogesterone a steroid?
Medroxyprogesterone is a 3-oxo Delta(4)-steroid that is pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione substituted by an alpha-hydroxy group at position 17 and a methyl group at position 6. It has a role as a contraceptive drug, a progestin and a synthetic oral contraceptive.
What is medroxyprogesterone acetate?
Medroxyprogesterone acetate is a medicine that contains Medroxyprogesterone acetate, a progestin hormone. What is Medroxyprogesterone acetate used for? Treat menstrual periods that have stopped or to treat abnormal uterine bleeding.
How do I contact the FDA about medroxyprogesterone side effects?
You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. What other drugs will affect medroxyprogesterone? Other drugs may interact with medroxyprogesterone, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
What are the signs and symptoms of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) toxicity?
Patients may exhibit suppressed adrenal function; medroxyprogesterone acetate may have cortisol -like glucocorticoid activity and provide negative feedback to hypothalamus or pituitary; this may result in decreased plasma cortisol levels, decreased cortisol secretion, and low plasma ACTH levels;
What is medroxyprogesterone (MPR)?
Medically reviewed by Sanjai Sinha, MD. Last updated on Mar 10, 2019. Medroxyprogesterone is a progestin (a form of progesterone), a female hormone that helps regulate ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary) and menstrual periods.