Provera 10mg Tablet

Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Provera 10mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Provera Tablet


Uses of Provera Tablet

Provera 10mg Tablet is used in abnormal uterine bleeding and contraception.

Side effects of Provera Tablet


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


How to use Provera Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Provera 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Provera Tablet works

Provera 10mg tablet 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 Provera Tablet

Expert advice for Provera Tablet

  • 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 Provera 10mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Provera 10mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Provera 10mg Tablet 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
Provera 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Provera
10mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Provera 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients wi
th liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Provera 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Medroxyprogesterone

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

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