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Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.
Provera Drug Information
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Medroxyprogesterone is a type of female hormone (progestin). Provera is similar to the progesterone that your body naturally makes and is given to replace the hormone when your body is not making enough of it. Provera has several uses. In women who are not pregnant and not going through menopause, Provera is used to treat abnormal bleeding from the uterus and to restore normal menstrual periods in women who have stopped having them for several months (amenorrhea). Medroxyprogesterone is also used as part of combination hormone replacement therapy with estrogens to reduce menopause symptoms (e.g., hot flashes). Medroxyprogesterone is added to estrogen replacement therapy to reduce the risk of cancer of the uterus. Provera must not be used to test for pregnancy.
Medroxyprogesterone is sometimes used with another medication (a type of estrogen) as combination hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in women after menopause. Combination HRT can rarely cause very serious side effects such as heart disease (for example, heart attacks), stroke, serious blood clots (possibly in the lungs and legs), dementia, and breast cancer. Some of these risks appear to depend on the length of treatment and other factors. Therefore, combination HRT should be used for the shortest possible length of time at the lowest effective dose so you can obtain the benefits and minimize the chance of serious side effects from long-term treatment. Combination HRT should not be used to prevent heart disease or dementia. Discuss the risks and benefits of treatment and your personal health history with your doctor. If you take combination HRT, check with your doctor regularly (for example, every 3-6 months) to see if you still need to take it. If you use Provera for an extended period, you should have a complete physical exam at regular intervals (for example, once a year) or as directed by your doctor. See Notes section.
How to Use Provera
Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using Provera and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Take Provera by mouth as directed by your doctor. Follow the dosing schedule carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions. The Dosage of Provera is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. For use in combination hormone replacement therapy with estrogens, take Provera usually once daily for the prescribed number of days each month as directed. For the treatment of stopped menstrual periods (amenorrhea) and abnormal bleeding from the uterus, take Provera usually once daily for 5-10 days during the second half of the planned menstrual cycle or as directed by your doctor. Withdrawal bleeding usually occurs within 3-7 days after you stop taking the medication. Inform your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.
Before taking medroxyprogesterone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. Some Canadian brands of Provera may contain inactive ingredients (such as soybean), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Some people who are allergic to peanuts may also be allergic to soy. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Provera should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine,history of blood clots, history of bleeding in the brain, liver disease, cancer of the breast or other female organs, vaginal bleeding of unknown cause, a loss of pregnancy with some tissue remaining in the uterus ("missed abortion"), recent stroke or heart attack (within 1 year). Before using Provera, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,family medical history (especially breast lumps and cancer), kidney disease, obesity, heart disease (e.g., past heart attacks, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure), high blood pressure, seizures, migraine headaches, asthma, high blood levels of cholesterol/fats, depression, diabetes, strokes. Provera may make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). Notify your doctor beforehand if you will be having surgery or will be confined to a chair/bed for a long time (such as on a long plane flight). You may need to stop the medication for a time or take special precautions because of the increased risk for blood clots. Ask your doctor for more details. Do not smoke. Smoking combined with Provera further increases your risk for strokes, blood clots, high blood pressure, and heart attacks. Provera may cause blotchy, dark areas on your face and skin (melasma). Sunlight may worsen this effect. Limit your time in the sun. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Provera must not be used during pregnancy because it may harm an unborn baby, especially during the first 4 months of pregnancy. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, inform your doctor right away. Provera passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you miss a dose of Provera, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.aminoglutethimide, drugs affecting liver enzymes that remove medroxyprogesterone from your body (such as rifampin, St. John's wort, azole antifungals including itraconazole, certain anti-seizure medicines including carbamazepine/phenobarbital/phenytoin). Provera can affect the results of certain lab tests. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use Provera.
Provera Side Effects
What are Provera side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Provera may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Provera as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Provera
The side effects of Provera may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Provera. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Provera may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Provera, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Provera.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Provera, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Provera and the side effects associated with Provera are described in the following:
Common Provera Side Effects
- irregular menstrual periods
- abnormal vaginal bleeding
- abdominal distension
- back pain
- weight loss
- appetite changes
- headache disorder
Less Frequent Provera Side Effects
- vaginal discharge
Rare or Very Rare Provera Side Effects
- retinal thrombosis
- optic neuritis
- thromboembolic disorder
- galactorrhea not associated with childbirth
- erythema multiforme
- erythema nodosum
- pruritus of skin
- skin rash
- chest pain
- abnormal hepatic function tests
- obstructive hyperbilirubinemia
- pulmonary thromboembolism
- malignant neoplasm of the ovary
- ectopic pregnancy
- ovarian cyst
- hypersensitivity drug reaction
- ectropion of cervix
- cervical discharge
- acne vulgaris
- weight gain
- body fluid retention
- pain in extremities
Store at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Provera when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
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