Medroxyprogesterone is drug used to treat absence or non consistent menstrual cycle, Hyperplasia and overgrowth in the uterus lining in the postmenopausal periods. Medroxyprogesterone is under a class of drugs known as progestin. Your Doctor will advise on the prescription.
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate is a medication that is used for birth control. It is progestin (progesterone), a hormone in the female that control ovulation and menstruation periods. The drug is prescribed to patients that have diagnosed by irregular periods or uterine bleeding. The drug treats progesterone deficiency which is the main cause of irregular menstrual cycles.
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate also decreases the risk of uterine cancer while taking estrogen. The medicine can be used to prevent the overgrowth of the uterus lining in the postmenopausal. This drug should never be used on patients who are pregnant, uterine cancer, or a history of blood clotting. Medroxyprogesterone Acetate should not be used for a longer period since it will increase the risk of breast cancer.