Provera-Meprate-Medroxyprogesterone Acetage Tablets 10 MG

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Provera-Meprate-Medroxyprogesterone Acetage Tablets 10 MG

Generic: Medoxyprogesterone Acetate Tablets 10mg

Manufacturer: Bharat Serum

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Provera is a type hormonal drug to be used in females for multiple health benefits. It contains Medroxyprogesterone as active ingredient which belongs to the family of medications known as progesterones. Progesterone is a female hormone that is produced in body naturally and plays an important role along with other hormones for normal development of female sexual characteristics. It is also responsible for the regulation of the menstrual cycle during childbearing years. The use of synthetic progesterones is also helpful in reducing the effects of estrogen on the endometrium tissues (lining of the uterus) and the breast.

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  • What are the medical benefits of this treatment?

Medroxyprogesterone has been significantly used to treat conditions such as

  • irregular menstrual periods,
  • abnormal uterine bleeding,
  • effective contraceptive,
  • to decrease the risk of endometrial hyperplasia (a severe health condition which may lead to uterine cancer) while taking estrogens,
  • alone or in combination with other cancer medications appreciably used to treat endometrial cancer and breast cancer,
  • to prevent over thickening in the lining of the uterus in postmenopausal women who are taking estrogen replacement therapy (ERT). 
  • How does Provera work to avoid pregnancy?

When used as a contraceptive medication, Provera helps in avoiding pregnancy by delaying ovulation (the release of an egg from the ovary). Without the availability of an egg, there is no chance of becoming pregnant. The use of the medication is scheduled on the menstrual cycle of the patients. The treatment must be used in direction of an expert doctor. Provera is as effective medication and it provides safe medication to patients. The medication is effective than many other contraceptive methods including birth control pills and condoms. Though, patient should know that this treatment doesn’t provide any safeguard from HIV infection or any other sexually transmitted infections.

  • How much quantity should I use and for how long?

Provera has multiple uses and the recommended adult dose is decided on the basis of the condition being treated and patient’s response to the treatment. According to your health requirement, your doctor may suggest followings:

  • If it is used as a part of hormone replacement therapy, the doses may range from 2.5 mg daily to 10 mg daily on specific days of the month.
  • If it is used to control unusual and heavy bleeding of the uterus, or as a contraceptive, patient may be given 5 mg to 10 mg daily doses of medroxyprogesterone is for one or two weeks.

The treatment with hormonal drugs such as Provera 10mg generally introduced according to the normal menstrual cycle of the patient. The length of treatment depends largely on the purpose of use.

  • What are the health conditions that may cause trouble with your treatment with Provera (Medroxyprogesterone)?

Provera (Medroxyprogesterone) is a FDA pregnancy category X drug which can possibly cause birth defects. Provera should not be used in females, who are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. If you become pregnant during this treatment immediately contact your doctor. Moreover, this medication is not appropriate to be used in those patients who are allergic to medroxyprogesterone. Some more health conditions in which use of Provera 10mg should not be done include:

  • abnormal vaginal bleeding that has not been diagnosed
  • a hormone-related cancer such as breast or uterine cancer
  • liver disease; or
  • a history of stroke or blood clot

It is important that you should inform your doctor particularly about following health conditions to ensure the safety of using Provera for getting any health benefits:

  • cardiovascular disorders, recent stroke or heart attack
  • high blood pressure
  • high cholesterol or triglycerides
  • low levels of calcium in your blood
  • severe pelvic pain
  • recent miscarriage or abortion
  • epilepsy
  • asthma
  • migraine headaches
  • a thyroid disorder
  • kidney disease,
  • diabetes; or
  • lupus

If you get any unusual bleeding or any other bothersome symptoms after starting treatment with Provera 10mg contact your doctor at the earliest.

  • Are there side effects associated with Provera?

Generally, females experience some changes in their menstrual periods while taking treatment with Provera. Other than that if treatment is used in right manner, there are no serious side effects associated with it. However, possible side effects may include weight gain, headaches, nervousness, abdominal discomfort, dizziness and weakness or fatigue. In severe conditions of adverse reactions to the treatment patient might get following health issues:

  • acne
  • breast pain or tenderness
  • changes in the amount of body, facial, or scalp hair
  • changes in menstruation
  • dizziness
  • hot flashes
  • loss of sexual interest
  • mild blood pressure increase
  • mild headache
  • nausea
  • nervousness
  • pain or swelling in abdomen
  • sleeping problems
  • swelling of the face, ankles, or feet
  • unusual or rapid weight gain

If you experience any abnormal or odd change in your body after starting treatment with Provera even if it is not causing any trouble, it is worth to discuss with your doctor

Provera (medoxyprogesterone Acetate Tablets 10mg)
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