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.

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I am 45 yo and looking into taking Provera (medroxyprogesterone) on my 18th day of my period. Would this have any negative side effects?

Bloating. is the most common symptom I see with my patients. Hopefully, you are being evaluated as to why you are bleeding. Could be a temporary hormone imbalance, peri menopause, uterine polyp or tumor. Most likely one of the first 2. Get it checked out. . Read more...