Medroxyprogesterone is a form of progesterone, a female hormone that prevents ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medication also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. Medroxyprogesterone is used as contraception to prevent pregnancy. It is also used to reduce pain caused by endometriosis. Medroxyprogesterone is also used to ease pain and other symptoms in women with metastatic uterine or kidney cancer. This medication is not a cure for these conditions. Medroxyprogesterone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Depo-Provera is a medication used to prevent pregnancy in women, as an alternate form of contraception or to relieve symptoms of pain by endometriosis. This drug requires a prescription and can be bought in both generic and brand forms. This medication works by preventing a woman's egg from fully developing a process that may result in a pregnancy. There are several brands on the market today. Check with your doctor or the product package for the correct dosage as it may differ from brand to brand.
Depo-Provera, which is also known as medroxyprogesterone, is a form of progesterone, a female hormone that prevents ovulation. Depo-Provera is a form of injection that is given to women for preventing pregnancy.
Depo-Provera is also used for reducing pain that is caused by Endometriosis. Depo-Provera is also used to ease pain and other symptoms in women who are suffering from metastatic uterine or kidney cancer.
Depo-Provera causes changes in the cervical mucus and the uterine lining which makes it harder for the sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus.