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Off-Label Uses for Depo-Provera

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for something other than the uses discussed in this article. This is known as an "off-label" use. Some examples of off-label uses for Depo-Provera might include the treatment of the following conditions:
  • Symptoms of menopause
  • Pain from endometriosis
  • Sexual aggression in men with dementia
  • Prostate cancer
  • Hormone therapy in transgender individuals (generally in men undergoing a sex change), usually in addition to estrogen medications.
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