Can you take provera (medroxyprogesterone) oral if you have normal progesterone levels but you have pcos and have irregular periods?

There are multiple options for cycle control in patients with PCOS. If obese weight loss is the key to normalize the hormonal imbalance. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, NuvaRing and the orthoevera patch and cyclic Progesterone treatments help to normalize and regulate menstrual cycle.

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Does provera (medroxyprogesterone) oral work for teenage girls that have pcos and have irregular periods?

Depends. Depends on what you are trying to treat. Provera (medroxyprogesterone) will regulate menses but will not have an effect on excessive hair growth or acne. Most women who are not trying to get pregnant will be treated with oral contraceptive pills as it treats more of the pcos symptoms then Provera (medroxyprogesterone) alone. I would recommend seeing a reproductive endocrinologist to go over all the possible treatment options. Read more...

When you take oral provera (medroxyprogesterone) to regulate your period if you have pcos, will your period come on it's own if you don't take the medication next month?

Maybe. In some cases you might temporarily resume a normal period, but in other cases, you might need regular, cyclic Progesterone to induce a period. The use of Progesterone does not correct the underlying problem in pcos. Read more...

I have pcos, and have been taking provera, (medroxyprogesterone) in order to take clomid. 10days after the last pill and still no period. Why?

Minimal endometrium. The lining of the womb (endometrium) has not responded to the Progesterone in provera (medroxyprogesterone). Either you are pregnant or there is a lack of estrogen priming of the endometrium. See your md who is giving you the Clomid and Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to find out whaat is the exact reason. Read more...

I have pcos. How many times does it take provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10 mg to regulate period when you take it to induse a period? How will know if its working?

Won't regulate perio. Provera (medroxyprogesterone) will only induce a period of there has been sufficient estrogen secretion to build up the urterine lining. It will not regulate periods, only induce one in several days. To normalize menses and perhaps restore fertility you need to treat the basic Insulin resistance, by diet, exercise, weight loss and often metformin. Other rx's are available to lower testosterone if needed and induce fert. Read more...