DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection 1ml


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Medroxyprogesterone 150mg
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Drug Information for DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection 1ml

What is DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection used for?

DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection is used in the treatment of the following conditions:

  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Endometrial hyperplasia
  • Overgrowth of uterine lining

DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection work?

DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection belongs to the class of drugs called progestins. The drug acts by changing the inner lining and mucus of the uterus mainly in the second half of menstrual cycle. It also helps in the preparation of endometrium for implantation.

How to use DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection ?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.
  • DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection injection should be administered only under medical supervision.

If you miss a dose of DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection tablet, please use it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not use a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

If you miss a dose of DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection injection, please consult the doctor.

What are the drugs that interact with DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection ?

Drugs that interact with DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection include the following:

  • Bexarotene
  • Boceprevir
  • Griseofulvin
  • Mycophenolic acid
  • Telaprevir
  • Tranexamic acid

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What should you tell your doctor before using DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection ?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of liver disease, stroke, heart diseases, and uterine cancer.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform your doctor if you are having unusual vaginal discharge.

Frequently Asked questions about DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection

  1. What are the contraindications of DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection ?
  2. DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection is contraindicated in conditions such as thromboembolic disorders, cerebral apoplexy, severe hepatic dysfunction, incomplete abortion, and hormone-dependent carcinoma.

  3. What is the usual dosage of DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection ?
  4. The usual dose of DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection is 5 or 10 mg daily. However, please consult your doctor for dose related queries.

  5. Does DEPO PROVERA 150mg Injection causes formation of lumps in the breast?
  6. Yes. You must self-examine your breasts for lump formation on a regular basis.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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