medroxyprogesterone

Adult
Uses
  • menopause
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • breast malignancy, hepatic disease, thromboembolism
Cautions
  • increased risk of deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and myocardial infarction
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • abnormal uterine bleeding
  • amenorrhea
  • breast tenderness
  • thromboembolic disorders
  • nausea
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
150mg intramuscularly or 104mg subcutaneuous every 3 months
Monitoring
  • thyroid stimulating hormone
Source of Suggestion