Provera belongs to the progestins family of drugs that contains the active ingredient medroxyprogesterone acetate. Provera is a synthetic form of progesterone, which is a naturally occurring female sex hormone. The drug is administered in the treatment of various disorders of the menstrual cycle. Provera reduces the effects of estrogen on tissues like the breast or endometrium.
Drug Name: Provera
Generic name: Medroxyprogesterone acetate