Depo Provera Injection

Manufactured by: Pfizer Ltd

Contains / Salt: Medroxyprogesterone (150 mg)

Prescription Required

221 people have bought this recently

Depo Provera Injection

Manufactured by: Pfizer Ltd

Contains / Salt: Medroxyprogesterone (150 mg)

Prescription Required

221 people have bought this recently

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1 Injection in 1 Packet

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Depo Provera Injection Information

Depo Provera Injection is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Contraceptives are some of its major therapeutic uses. Depo Provera Injection also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Depo Provera Injection is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Depo Provera Injection as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Depo Provera Injection are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Depo Provera Injection has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Depo Provera Injection related warnings talks about Depo Provera Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Depo Provera Injection can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Depo Provera Injection in conditions like Liver Disease, Breast Cancer. The section on Depo Provera Injection contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Depo Provera Injection may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Depo Provera Injection is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

  1. Depo Provera Injection Benefits & Uses
  2. Depo Provera Injection Dosage & How to Take
  3. Depo Provera Injection Side Effects
  4. Depo Provera Injection Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Depo Provera Injection with Other Drugs
  6. Depo Provera Injection Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Depo Provera Injection
  8. Depo Provera Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Depo Provera Injection Benefits & Uses

Depo Provera Injection is used to treat the following -

  1. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Primary
  2. Endometriosis
  3. Endometrial Cancer
  4. Amenorrhea
  5. Endometrial Hyperplasia
  6. Renal Cell Carcinoma
  7. Contraceptives Primary

Depo Provera Injection Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Depo Provera Injection

Medroxyprogesterone

Depo Provera Injection Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Depo Provera Injection is used -

  1. Depression Moderate
  2. Thrombophlebitis Moderate
  3. Hepatitis
  4. Rash
  5. Edema Moderate
  6. Bone degradation
  7. Hyperactivity
  8. Glucose Intolerance

Depo Provera Injection Related Warnings

Is the use of Depo Provera Injection safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Depo Provera Injection. If you are pregnant, do not take Depo Provera Injection without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Depo Provera Injection safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Depo Provera Injection may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Depo Provera Injection should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Depo Provera Injection on the Kidneys?

Depo Provera Injection may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Depo Provera Injection on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Depo Provera Injection. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Depo Provera Injection on the Heart?

Depo Provera Injection may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Depo Provera Injection with Other Drugs

Depo Provera Injection should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Depo Provera Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Depo Provera Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Breast Cancer
  3. Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
  4. Depression
  5. Edema
  6. Porphyria

Frequently asked Questions about Depo Provera Injection

Is this Depo Provera Injection habit forming or addictive?

Depo Provera Injection is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Depo Provera Injection. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Depo Provera Injection only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Depo Provera Injection is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Depo Provera Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Depo Provera Injection

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Depo Provera Injection with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Depo Provera Injection

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Depo Provera Injection and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown

Depo Provera Injection FAQs

Question 12 months ago

Can I take Depo Provera Injection with diclofenac?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Yes, Depo Provera Injection can be taken with diclofenac. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Depo Provera Injection along with diclofenac if it does not exceed recommended doses. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Depo Provera Injection cause headache?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Rarely, Depo Provera Injection causes a headache. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown. If you experience a severe headache after taking this drug, take a mild painkiller, applying balms and complete rest, even after this if the pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor immediately.

Question over 1 year ago

Can Depo Provera Injection cause tiredness?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Depo Provera Injection causes tiredness but this occurs only in a few cases. It is a known side effect of this drug. If you experience tiredness after taking this drug, then try to take some rest even after that if you feel excessive tiredness then do discuss it with your doctor.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Depo Provera Injection without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

No, Depo Provera Injection is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Depo Provera Injection treat endometriosis?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Depo Provera Injection is used in the treatment of endometriosis which is a disorder in which tissues that form the lining of the womb grows outside the womb that causes pain and irregular periods. Depo Provera Injection works in endometriosis by thinning out the tissues which are responsible for causing this disorder.

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user;Provera® (medroxyprogesterone acetate)
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  3. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 316, 318, 319, 323
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