Disease Information for Medroxyprogesterone (Provera) Administration/Toxicity

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Insulin level (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
Hyperandrogenism Female
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Contraceptive injectable medication
DRUG/Hormonal agents/cancer chemotherapy (example)
DRUG/Hormone replacement therapy medication
DRUG/Progestin-like effect
DRUG/Teratogenic/OBGYN Class X/Pregnancy DANGER
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Hyperandrogenic chronic anovulation
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
(6Alpha) 17 hydroxy 6 methylpregn 4 ene 3 20 dione, 17 alpha Hydroxy 6 alpha Methylprogesterone, 17Alpha hydroxy 6alpha methylprogesterone, 6Alpha methyl 17alpha hydroxyprogesterone, 6Alpha methyl 4 pregnen 17alpha ol 3 20 dione, Medroxyprogesterone, Medroxyprogesterone (substance), Medroxyprogesterone acetate preparation (substance), MEDROXYPROGESTERONE PREPARATION, Medroxyprogesterone preparation (product), Medroxyprogesterone preparation (substance), Methylhydroxyprogesterone, MPA, Pregn 4 ene 3 20 dione 17 hydroxy 6 methyl (6alpha), Brand name/Amen (Medroxyprogesterone), Brand name/Curretab (Medroxyprogesterone), Brand name/Cycrin (Medroxyprogesterone), Brand name/PremPhase (Estrogen-Medroxyprogesterone) comb., Brand name/PremPro (Estrogen-Medroxyprogesteron) comb., Brand name/Provera (Depo-Provera)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 10 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 2.5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size).
DRUG/Dose 5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Depot injection option
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Dose special schedule/course
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Other Treatments
TX/Salt restriction
Definition

Synthetic progestin; used commonly with estrogen for HRT; also used in cancer chemotherapy as hormonal agent biologic activity modifier; oral and parenteral

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