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Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (Depo-Provera) Summary

Description: A synthetic progestin that is derived from 17-hydroxyprogesterone. It is a long-acting contraceptive that is effective both orally or by intramuscular injection and has also been used to treat breast and endometrial neoplasms.

Also Known As: Depo-Provera; Provera; Curretab; Cycrin; Acetate, Medroxyprogesterone Show All >>

Networked: 1694 relevant articles (99 outcomes, 359 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Medroxyprogesterone Acetate is Relevant

  1. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer) : 23 outcomes 89 studies in 354 results
  2. Endometriosis (Adenomyosis) : 11 outcomes 15 studies in 68 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 9 outcomes 45 studies in 238 results
  4. Hemorrhage : 8 outcomes 20 studies in 124 results
  5. Endometrial Neoplasms (Endometrial Cancer) : 6 outcomes 19 studies in 114 results
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Drugs Related to Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

  1. Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (Depo-Provera)
  2. Estrogens (Estrogen)
  3. N,N-dimethyl-4-anisidine (DMPA)
  4. Tamoxifen
  5. Conjugated (USP) Estrogens (Premarin)
  6. Estradiol (Estrace)
  7. Megestrol Acetate (Borea)
  8. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH)
  9. doxifluridine
  10. Progestins (Progestagens)
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Therapies Related to Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

  1. Contraception (Birth Control)
  2. Injections
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  5. Intramuscular Injections
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