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How Long to Start Period After Medroxyprogesterone?

Medroxyprogesterone (Provera®, Depo-Provera®, depo-subQ Provera 104®) is a hormone medication that comes in many forms. When taken in tablet form (Provera), it can be used to restore normal menstrual periods in women with amenorrhea.
 
Many women wonder how long it will take for their period to start after taking medroxyprogesterone. In many cases, vaginal bleeding will occur three to seven days after this medication is stopped.
 
(For more information on what to expect after taking this drug, click Medroxyprogesterone Dosage. This article also gives details on when in your cycle to start taking it for other conditions, such as irregular menstrual bleeding.)
 
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