Depokare 150mg Injection

DKT India Ltd

Composition for Depokare 150mg Injection

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1 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Depokare Injection


Uses of Depokare Injection

Depokare 150mg Injection is used in abnormal uterine bleeding and contraception.

Side effects of Depokare Injection


Edema, Abdominal bloating, Anxiety, Irritability, Depression, Muscle pain.


How to use Depokare Injection

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

How Depokare Injection works

Depokare 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 Depokare Injection

Expert advice for Depokare 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.
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Special precautions for Depokare 150mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Depokare 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.
Depokare 150mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Nonhormonal contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
Depokare 150mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Depokar
e 150mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Depokare 150mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patien
ts with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Depokare 150mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Medroxyprogesterone

Depokare contains medroxyprogesterone which is a synthetic, steroid hormone, similar to but not same as progesterone, so, it is a non-bio-identical hormone.
Q. Can I take Depokare with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Depokare 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.
Depokare prevents follicular maturation and stops ovulation.
Yes, like any other medicine, Depokare has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Yes, Depokare can be used as a contraceptive, a birth control pill. However, it should be used only when advised by your doctor.
Depokare is safe if used in doses as prescribed by your gynecologist or physician for a prescribed duration.
Depokare 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 Depokare.
Depokare 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.
Yes, weight gain is a very common side effect of Depokare. Please consult your physician if you are experiencing weight gain while taking Depokare.
Yes, acne is a common side effect seen with the use of Depokare. Please consult your gynecologist or physician if you have acne while taking Depokare.
No, constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Depokare. Please discuss with your physician if you experience constipation while taking Depokare.
Yes, Depokare is used as a contraceptive (birth control pill) to avoid pregnancy. It should not be used during pregnancy, either for diagnosis or therapy.
Depokare itself is a birth control pill. Please consult your gynecologist or physician before taking it with other birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Depokare with ibuprofen?
Depokare can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Substitutes for Depokare Injection

Dimple 150mg Contraceptive Injection
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