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Medroxyprogesterone Warnings and Precautions

Although generally safe and effective, medroxyprogesterone is not suitable for everyone. Warnings and precautions extend to a number of people, including those with heart disease, breast cancer, or high blood pressure. Women who use medroxyprogesterone should receive regular screening and monitoring. Because the injection form of this medication can cause bone loss, it should not be used for longer than two years unless absolutely necessary.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using medroxyprogesterone (Provera®, Depo-Provera®, depo-subQ Provera 104®) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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