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is norethisterone the same as provera

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
I don't know why: I can't imagine why you would want to do this. You can just start the loestrin without needing to take the provera (medroxyprogesterone). You either s ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Ongoing menses: If you are seeing a gynecologist, it's time to check in and explain that your current regimen isn't working for you. His/her objectives may be differ ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Might work: These methods that you mention require a prescription for use and need to be taken under the guidance of a doctor. Your doctor might choose either of ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
27 years experience in Gynecology
No: If you have been taking these hormonal contraceptive methods as prescribed, then you have continuously suppressed your ovaries from ovulating appropri ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not enough: It might be that a higher dose of Progesterone would work more appropriately. I would call and request 10mg of Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10 d ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Brown
22 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal bleeding: Depo Provera and micronor (norethindrone) are generally very safe methods of contraception with a lower risk of blood clots, heart attack, and stroke ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Sounds like you're overdoing the Progesterone and most of the time there's no real need for it.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
For what? : Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is effective at helping to bring on a period, to decrease heavy periods, to treat ehdometrial hyperplasia.
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Irregular periods: One may experience irregular periods or no periods at all. Nausea and breast tenderness may occur. Weight changes and fluid retention can be present ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not many: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is generally well tolerated. It is Progesterone and is often used to induce a period in someone who skips periods but is ... Read More
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