- Preventing pregnancy
- Relieving pain from endometriosis, a condition in which the tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside of the uterus.
depo-subQ Provera 104 contains medroxyprogesterone
, a progestin hormone. It comes as a liquid that is injected into the tissue just below the skin. This is known as a subcutaneous (SC or subQ) injection.
depo-subQ Provera 104 is not the same medication as Depo-Provera®
(medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injection
). Both medicines are long-acting contraceptives (lasting up to three months with each shot) that contain the hormone medroxyprogesterone. However, Depo-Provera contains higher doses of medroxyprogesterone and is given as an intramuscular injection (into the muscle).
Who Makes This Medicine?
depo-subQ Provera 104 is manufactured by Pfizer Inc.