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Provara

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Women who have not had a menstrual period for several months or who have abnormal vaginal bleeding may benefit from Provera® (medroxyprogesterone acetate). This prescription medication is also approved for use in postmenopausal women to help prevent an overgrowth of the uterine lining. Provera contains a synthetic hormone that is similar to the female progesterone hormone. Potential side effects include spotting, headaches, and breast tenderness.
(Click Provera for a more in-depth look at this medication and its specific uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and other potential side effects. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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