Provera improves condition of women whose menstrual periods have stopped or in case of an abnormal bleeding of uterus due to hormone imbalance.
Common use Provera contains medroxyprogesterone acetate, female hormone used to regulate ovulation and menstrual periods. The medication is used to treat secondary amenorrhea and abnormal uterine bleeding caused by hormonal imbalance (fibroids, uterine cancer), to reduce the incidence of endometrial hyperplasia in postmenopausal women.
Dosage and direction Take 5 or 10 mg of this medication daily for 5 to 10 days. Take exactly according to recommendations of your doctor. Avoid taking larger amounts of the medication. Your doctor may administer to start taking the medication on a certain day of your menses. While you are on Provera examine your breasts for lumps on a monthly basis. Provera may change results of certain medical tests. Inform your doctor that you take this drug.
Missed dose Never take a double dose of this medication. If it is almost time of the next dose just skip the missed portion and continue to take the medicine according to the schedule.
Overdose Overdose symptoms may be: dizziness, drowsiness, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, or vaginal bleeding. Seek immediate medical help if you experience the symptoms listed above.
Storage Store at room temperature between 20-25 C (68-77 F). Store away from moisture, heat, and sunlight. It is not recommended to store in a bathroom and places available for children.
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