Depo-SubQ Provera 104 Uses

Can Children Use It?

depo-subQ Provera 104 is approved for use in adolescents who have had their first menstrual cycle. The drug has been shown to be as effective in these adolescents as it is in adults.
However, depo-subQ Provera 104 can thin the bones. This may be especially concerning during adolescence and early adulthood, which is a critical period for bone strengthening. It is unknown if using depo-subQ Provera 104 during this time would cause long-term bone problems. Talk with your child's healthcare provider about the particular benefits and risks of using depo-subQ Provera 104 in children.

Off-Label Uses for Depo-SubQ Provera 104

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for something other than the uses discussed in this article. This is known as an "off-label" use. Some examples of off-label uses off-label might include:
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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