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What are the potential sideeffects of provera ?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Denard Fobbs
Gynecology
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In brief: Many side effects

In youth the side effects of Provera (medroxyprogesterone) are many but generally not serious.
In the menopause they are legion and serious. Most importantly it increases the breast cancer risk by approx 25% and poses significant increased cardiovascular risks when combined with any estrogen. Postmenopause; use anything else.

In brief: Many side effects

In youth the side effects of Provera (medroxyprogesterone) are many but generally not serious.
In the menopause they are legion and serious. Most importantly it increases the breast cancer risk by approx 25% and poses significant increased cardiovascular risks when combined with any estrogen. Postmenopause; use anything else.
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