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Dr. Joseph Boland
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Difficulty Sleeping (Definition)

Many women complain that they have trouble sleeping when they are pregnant. Try not to eat just before bedtime. Consider taking a warm bath at bedtime to help you relax. As your abdomen gets bigger, you may want to lie on your side with a pillow under your abdomen and a pillow between ...Read more


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What are the potential sideeffects of provera ?

What are the potential sideeffects of provera
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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. There are many more including headaches and depression. Weight changes have been reported as well as libido changes. All taken in context, it is a very safe and good form of birth control it may or may not be for you. Ask your pcp/gyn or pharm. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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

Might bleed: With 3 missed doses of progesterone, the level of Progesterone in the body will go down. In this case, the lining of the uterus may shed causing some bleeding. ...Read more

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What happens if you bleed while taking provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Nothing: Continue the pills as directed. If you are unclear on your instructions, call the prescribing doctor. We do not know the reason your Provera (medroxyprogesterone) was prescribed. ...Read more

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Can Plan B be taken at the same time as provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Can Plan B be taken at the same time as provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

There is no : contraindication to using both. However, Depo Provera is usually a very effective form of birth control - so not sure why one would add in the Plan B. ...Read more

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Does provera (medroxyprogesterone) cause bleeding? What can I do about this?

Does provera (medroxyprogesterone) cause bleeding? What can I do about this?

It can: It can cause bleeding and if it is too much you need to stop it and try something else. ...Read more

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After I finish taking provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10 will the bleeding stop?

May or may not: Many times, it will stop the bleeding but not always. It depends on what is causing the bleeding to begin with. If your bleeding does not stop, you will need to return to your doctor for additional testing and/or treatment. ...Read more

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How long will i stay bleeding coming off tge provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10 days f?

How long will i stay bleeding coming off tge provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10 days f?

Irregular bleeding: If you took Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to start your cycle, it suggests you have irregular cycles. The Provera (medroxyprogesterone) will cause the lining of the uterus to shed. If it has been a while since your last period, the lining may be very thick, causing you to bleed for a longer time. Still, if it continues, it may be worthwhile to have an ultrasound to see what is going on in your uterus and ovaries ...Read more

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If I don't bleed after 10 days of 10mg per day of provera, will the hyperplasia be treated?

If I don't bleed after 10 days of 10mg per day of provera, will the hyperplasia be treated?

No: No it will not. True endometrial hyperplasia will bleed with the use of a progestational agent like Provera. However, an endometrial biopsy should be done sooner rather than later for accurate confirmation of the actual endometrial condition. ...Read more

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Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 21 days then break for 7 days, is this treating endometriosis?

Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 21 days then break for 7 days, is this treating endometriosis?

One option: There are many ways to treat endometriosis with meds, diet and exercize and surgery options available. In order to get the best advice for you, please see your doctor soon and with more information such as age, family desires a good course of treatment can be laid out. Thanks and best of luck. ...Read more

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How long after your cycle starts after taken provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10 mg do ppl usally ovulate?

Varies: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) taken for 5 to 12 days usually results in a period by 1 or 2 days after completing the course of provera (medroxyprogesterone). However, the Provera (medroxyprogesterone) will only induce a period, it will not make a woman ovulate - so it impossible to predict when ovulation will occur. Usually, Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is used to induce a period in a woman who is not having regular cycles - that usually means she doesn't ovulate regularly. ...Read more

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Can you take a provera/clomid cycle more than once a month or should you wait a month in between cycles?

Can you take a provera/clomid cycle more than once a month or should you wait a month in between cycles?

Monthly: If you don't be or pregnant and have withdrawal bleeding then you stArt the cycle again.If you complete the cycle and EPT is negative approximately 25days post Clomid then you may start with Provera (medroxyprogesterone) again. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

A sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more


Dr. Francine Mosley
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Provera (Definition)

Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more