medroxyprogesterone


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Noun1.medroxyprogesterone - a progestin compound (trade name Provera) used to treat menstrual disorders
progestin, progestogen - any of a group of steroid hormones that have the effect of progesterone
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medroxyprogesterone

n medroxiprogesterona
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After the WHI revealed differences between the estrogen-alone and estrogen-progestin study arms, implicating medroxyprogesterone acetate for increased risk of breast cancer, why is Provera still being advocated by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as a progestin safe for use in menopause?
In addition, 40 underwent Bilateral Tubal Ligation (BTL), 21 opted for the implant which is the depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), 11 used the Intra Uterine Device (IUD), 60 chose injectable, and one underwent vasectomy.
Weight gain in obese and nonobese adolescent girls initiating depot medroxyprogesterone, oral contraceptive pills, or no hormonal contraceptive method.
Informed consent was taken and the patient was initiated on depot medroxyprogesterone acetate injection 150 mg intramuscular, every fortnight.
In this study, we sought to determine whether apigenin, a low molecular weight anti-carcinogenic flavonoid, inhibits the growth of aggressive Her2/neu-positive BT-474 xenograft tumors in nude mice exposed to medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA), the most commonly used progestin in the USA.
A minority of the 210 first-time moms, 19%, received a medroxyprogesterone (Depo-Provers, Pharmacia & Upjohn Company) injection before going home.
A minority of the 210 first-time moms, 19%, received a medroxyprogesterone (Depo-Provera, Pharmacia & Upjohn Company) injection before going home.
5-mg Medroxyprogesterone acetate group, and one in the placebo group.
5 was used to calculate the chi-square test for linear trends to assess the statistical significance of differences between vaginal deliveries and cesarean sections among women who received surgical sterilization or depot medroxyprogesterone acetate.
There's only slight increase among women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), commonly known as the birth control shot.
LAS VEGAS -- Abnormally low levels of vitamin D were seen in a subset of 15 adolescent girls who had substantial losses in bone mineral density while using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception, according to preliminary results from a prospective study presented at the annual meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.
Bone loss associated with the use of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), also known as Depo-Provera, occurred within two years of taking the birth control shot, especially in the hip and lower spine.