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A 36-year-old member asked:

the common side effects of provera (medroxyprogesterone) are what?

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Dr. Casey Younkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Usually none.: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is oral progesterone, modified so it's not just digested in the stomach. It is used to control menstrual bleeding. Rarely, someone has mood changes, like depression, while taking it. Depo-provera, which is a shot, is different because it's a much bigger dose. It can cause weight gain.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

How do I use the medicine medroxyprogesterone subsitute for provera?

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Dr. William Boelter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 48 years experience
THE SAME: Same dose=same use!
Marbury, AL
A 25-year-old female asked:

When should you start period after provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Soon after: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is quite effective at regulating the menstrual cycle. When taken to effect a menstrual period, it is usually prescibed for anywhere from 5 to 12 days. When given for 12 days, the menstrual period will usually begin on the frist or second day after completing the 12 day cycle.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Is provera (medroxyprogesterone) effective?

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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.
Jamaica
A 22-year-old female asked:

What will happen if i miss 3 doses of provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

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Jamaica
A 22-year-old female asked:

How long does it take for provera (medroxyprogesterone) 5mg to start working and how fast does it come out of one's system at the end of the dosage?

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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Provera (medroxyprogesterone): The effect of Provera (medroxyprogesterone) starts right away and builds over time. Most of the hormone is out of your system after 48 hours if taken as a pill. The injection, depopovera takes 4 months to leave the system.

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