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Why do you need to take the provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10 mg for all ten days ? Couldn't you induce a period with less?

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Dr. Pouya Shafipour
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes, 5-10 days

Of Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is all you need to induce withdrawal bleed.
I usually give a 5 day course of the 5 mg since i'm not a big fan of synthetic progestins due to the long term side-effects but most of the dosing is based on your doctor's experience.

In brief: Yes, 5-10 days

Of Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is all you need to induce withdrawal bleed.
I usually give a 5 day course of the 5 mg since i'm not a big fan of synthetic progestins due to the long term side-effects but most of the dosing is based on your doctor's experience.
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
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Dr. Jie Xu
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: 5 to 10 days.

It can be taken for 5 to 10 days.
It might take the entire 10 days for some people to bleed. If there's no bleeding after 10 days, you should let your doctor know. Best of luck.

In brief: 5 to 10 days.

It can be taken for 5 to 10 days.
It might take the entire 10 days for some people to bleed. If there's no bleeding after 10 days, you should let your doctor know. Best of luck.
Dr. Jie Xu
Dr. Jie Xu
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