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Generic Name: MEDROXYPROGESTERONE ACETATE (ANTICANCER AGENT) -
INJECTION Pronounced: (med-ROX-ee-proe-JES-ter-one As-e-tate) Depo-Provera IM Uses
This medication is used to prevent pregnancy.
Medroxyprogesterone is like a natural hormone made by the body called
progesterone. It works by preventing the growth and release of a mature egg
(ovulation), and changing the womb to make it more difficult for an egg to meet
sperm (fertilization) or for the fertilized egg to attach to the wall of the
How To Use Depo-Provera IM
Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your
pharmacist before you start using this product and each time you get a refill.
The leaflet contains very important information. If you have any questions,
consult your doctor or pharmacist.
The container should be shaken well before each injection.
This medication is given by injection into a muscle (upper arm or buttock) by a
health care profess...
Full Question: I’m on the depo-provero shot (birth control) and ever since I got on it I have been having really bad headaches and I was wondering if because of the shot is why I’m having headaches and what I can do about it. Thanks, Desie. Answer: Dear Barb; The Depo-Provera certainly could be the source of your headaches, but only working with your own doctor is going to definitively answer that question. Many women find that birth control, hormone replacement therapy, etc., have a tremendous impact on headaches and Migraine. I suggest that you talk to your doctor about alternatives to Depo-Provera. Good luck, John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert About Ask the Clinician : Dr. Krusz is a recognized expert in the fields of headache and migraine treatment and pain treatment. Each week, he and Lead Expert Teri Robert, team up to answer your questions about headaches and Migraines. You can read more about Dr. Krusz or more about Teri Robert . If you have a question for this ...
You've seen it in magazine columns, on the morning news and it's the diet being whispered about in women's locker rooms. Inject yourself with a pregnancy hormone called hCG and eat about 500 calories a day and you will shed lots of pounds, pretty quickly. Well, gosh gee - if you are only eating 500 calories a day, what's the big surprise here? It's the promise that you won't be hungry on 500 calories a day.......really??
Let's start with the history of this plan. It originates from a clinic in Rome that a number of years ago dispensed this hCG as a dieting aid. The injections and syringe supplies will currently cost about $1000 a month. In addition to keeping you from feeling hungry, individuals dispensing this plan suggest that the hormone may also help to "melt away fat" more quickly, especially in resistant areas like women's arms, bellies and thighs. The FDA already tackled issues with this diet, back in the 1970s, requiring that th...
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