Depo-Provera

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Dep·o-Pro·ver·a

 (dĕp′ō-prō-vĕr′ə)
A trademark for a preparation of the drug medroxyprogesterone acetate.
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Results : Between October 2010 and December 2011, LMS/Haiti provided 343 family planning sites with condoms and contraceptives, including: 34,926,000 condoms, 1,019,575 Depo Provera, and 674,276 Microgynon/Lofemenal.
After these recommended first-line contraceptive choices, Depo Provera injections and the contraceptive patch are very effective and safer than pregnancy.
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): The birth control shot Depo Provera offers a convenient alternative for a woman who doesn't want to remember to take a daily contraceptive pill, but it may impair her memory, according to a new research from Arizona State University.
Figures show that 57 per cent of Depo Provera users in Israel are Ethiopian, even though the community accounts for less than two per cent of the total population.
The drug - Depo Provera - was prescribed to him by highly-respected Dr Alimorad Farshchian, who was concerned about Jackson's behaviour.
A Depo Provera, the contraceptive injection, is given every 12 weeks to ensure you are protected.
This study among 6,109 HIV-negative women recruited from family planning clinics who were using either Depo Provera or combined oral contraception in Uganda and Zimbabwe tested the women quarterly for HIV over 15-24 months.
She had been using Depo Provera, which caused her to bleed every day and was transitioning off, when she conceived.
The contraceptive supplies include the pill, the patch, Depo Provera and condoms.
Most women find their periods stop completely while on Depo Provera, while others may find they have some irregular bleeding.
Most women find their periods stop while on Depo Provera.