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...
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