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Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (Depo-Provera)

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; DepoProvera; (6 alpha)-17-(Acetoxy)-6-methylpregn-4-ene-3,20-dione; 6-alpha-Methyl-17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone Acetate; Clinovir; Farlutal; Gestapuran; Medroxyprogesterone 17-Acetate, (6 alpha,17 alpha)-Isomer; Medroxyprogesterone 17-Acetate, (6 beta)-Isomer; Perlutex; Veramix; 17-Acetate, Medroxyprogesterone; 6 alpha Methyl 17alpha hydroxyprogesterone Acetate; Acetate, 6-alpha-Methyl-17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone; Acetate, Depo-Medroxyprogesterone; Depo Medroxyprogesterone Acetate; Depo Provera; Medroxyprogesterone 17 Acetate; Depo-Medroxyprogesterone Acetate; Medroxyprogesterone 17-Acetate; Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 17-(acetyloxy)-6-methyl-, (6alpha)-
Networked: 1694 relevant articles (99 outcomes, 359 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Lanari, Claudia: 12 articles (03/2012 - 05/2002)
2. Hyder, Salman M: 9 articles (01/2015 - 10/2007)
3. Besch-Williford, Cynthia: 7 articles (01/2015 - 10/2007)
4. Bonny, Andrea E: 6 articles (10/2015 - 04/2004)
5. Curtis, Kathryn M: 6 articles (05/2013 - 06/2002)
6. Molinolo, Alfredo A: 6 articles (01/2012 - 05/2003)
7. Hendrix, Susan L: 6 articles (02/2009 - 06/2003)
8. Stefanick, Marcia L: 6 articles (02/2009 - 12/2002)
9. Langer, Robert D: 6 articles (06/2008 - 11/2002)
10. Lin, Feng: 6 articles (02/2006 - 12/2002)

Related Diseases

1. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer)
2. Endometriosis (Adenomyosis)
3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
4. Hemorrhage
5. Endometrial Neoplasms (Endometrial Cancer)

Related Drugs and Biologics

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)

Related Therapies and Procedures

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