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The common side effects of provera (medroxyprogesterone) are what?
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Dr. Casey Younkin
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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