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You may not be able to use medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injection if you have breast cancer, liver problems, or if you are pregnant. Other precautions for medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injection include warnings of potential problems this drug may cause, such as bone loss, liver problems, and fluid retention. It is also important for your healthcare provider to know about any other medications you are taking.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Using Medroxyprogesterone Intramuscular Injection?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to receiving medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injection (Depo-Provera®) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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