DEPO PROVERA 150MG INJECTION

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Composition for DEPO PROVERA 150MG INJECTION

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305.8
₹305.8/injection
1 ML in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of DEPO PROVERA INJECTION

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Uses of DEPO PROVERA INJECTION

Depo provera 150mg injection is used in abnormal uterine bleeding and contraception.
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How to use DEPO PROVERA INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How DEPO PROVERA INJECTION works

Depo provera 150mg injection is a progestin (female hormones). It works as part of hormone replacement therapy by replacing the amount of oestrogen in the uterus. It works to bring on menstruation by replacing the natural progesterone that some women are missing.

In Depth Information on DEPO PROVERA INJECTION

Expert advice for DEPO PROVERA INJECTION

  • Swallow each tablet whole. Take your tablets at the same time each day. Treatment may be required for 8 to 10 weeks before any effect can be found.
  • Do not take medroxyprogesterone If you are hypersensitive (allergic) to medroxyprogesterone or other similar hormone  medicines or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Avoid smoking while you are taking this medicine. Smoking greatly increases your risk of blood clots.
  • This medicine can pass into body fluids (including urine, feces, vomit, semen, vaginal fluid). Patients and caregivers should wear rubber gloves while cleaning up body fluids, handling contaminated trash or laundry or changing diapers. Wash hands before and after removing gloves. Wash soiled clothing and linens separately from other laundry.
  • Body fluids should not be handled by a woman who is pregnant or who may become pregnant. Use condoms during sexual activity to avoid exposure to body fluids.
  • Avoid becoming pregnant while being treated with medroxyprogesterone.
Warnings
Special precautions for DEPO PROVERA 150MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Depo provera 150mg injection is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DEPO PROVERA 150MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Medroxyprogesterone

Q. Is medroxyprogesterone a hormone or a bioidentical hormone or a steroid?
Medroxyprogesterone is a synthetic, steroid hormone, similar to but not same as progesterone, so, it is a non-bio-identical hormone.
Q. Can I take medroxyprogesterone with paracetamol (acetaminophen)??
Medroxyprogesterone can be taken with paracetamol (acetaminophen). No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does medroxyprogesterone cause ovulation or stops ovulation?
Medroxyprogesterone prevents follicular maturation and stops ovulation.
Q. Does medroxyprogesterone expire?
Yes, Like any other medicine, medroxyprogesterone also has an expiry date.
Q. Is medroxyprogesterone a birth control pill?
Yes, medroxyprogesterone is used as a contraceptive, a birth control pill.
Q. Is medroxyprogesterone a bioidentical hormone?
No, medroxyprogesterone is not a bioidentical hormone.
Q. Is medroxyprogesterone safe?
Medroxyprogesterone is safe if used in doses as prescribed by your gynecologist or physician for a prescribed duration.
Q. Does medroxyprogesterone make you bleed?
Medroxyprogesterone can cause prolonged bleeding when used immediately after delivery or termination of pregnancy. Please consult your physician if you are experiencing prolonged bleeding while taking medroxyprogesterone.
Q. Does medroxyprogesterone make you sleepy?
Medroxyprogesterone does not make you sleepy, rather it causes insomnia (inability to sleep), which is an uncommon side effect with its use. In case you feel sleepy while taking this medicine, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does medroxyprogesterone cause weight gain?
Yes, weight gain is a very common side effect of medroxyprogesterone. Please consult your physician if you are experiencing weight gain while taking medroxyprogesterone.
Q. Does medroxyprogesterone cause acne?
Yes, acne is a common side effect of medroxyprogesterone. Please consult your gynecologist or physician if you have acne while taking medroxyprogesterone.
Q. Does medroxyprogesterone cause constipation?
No, constipation has not been reported as a side effect with medroxyprogesterone. Please discuss with your physician if you experience constipation while taking medroxyprogesterone.
Q. Does medroxyprogesterone need to be refrigerated?
Do not freeze medroxyprogesterone and do not store above 25-degree celsius.
Q. Does medroxyprogesterone affect pregnancy?
Yes, medroxyprogesterone is used as a contraceptive to avoid pregnancy. It should not be used during pregnancy, either for diagnosis or therapy.
Q. Does medroxyprogesterone stop you from getting pregnant?
Yes, medroxyprogesterone is used as a contraceptive, a birth control pill.
Q. Can I take medroxyprogesterone with birth control pills?
Medroxyprogesterone itself is a birth control pill. Please consult your gynecologist or physician before taking it with other birth control pills.
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