What is Medroxy progesterone?
Medroxy progesterone Injection is used for Abnormal uterine bleeding, Irregular menstrual periods, Abnormal bleeding from the uterus, Irregular menstrual cycle and other conditions. Medroxy progesterone Injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Medroxy progesterone Injection contains Medroxy Progesterone Acetate as an active ingredient.
Medroxy progesterone Injection works by preventing an egg release from the ovaries, changes in the lining of womb and thickening of the mucus at the entrance of the womb.
Medroxy progesterone Injection Uses
Medroxy progesterone Injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Abnormal uterine bleeding
· Irregular menstrual periods
· Abnormal bleeding from the uterus
· Irregular menstrual cycle
Medroxy progesterone Injection - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Medroxy progesterone Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Abnormal vaginal bleeding
· Change in sex drive
· Unusual vaginal bleeding
· Cushingoid syndrome
· Deep-vein thrombosis
· Change in appetite
Medroxy progesterone Injection Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Medroxy progesterone Injection improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
· Preventing an egg release from the ovaries, changes in the lining of womb and thickening of the mucus at the entrance of the womb.
Medroxy progesterone Injection - Precautions & How to Use
Before using Medroxy progesterone Injection, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.