What strengths does Provera come in?
- PROVERA Tablets are available in the following strengths and package sizes:
- 2.5 mg (scored, round, orange)
- 5 mg (scored, hexagonal, white)
- 10 mg (scored, round, white)
What happens if you take too much Provera?
This medication may rarely cause very serious (possibly fatal) problems from blood clots (such as heart attack, stroke, blood clots in the lungs or legs, blindness).
What is Provera 100mg used for?
PROVERA contains a progestogen that comes from progesterone, a natural sex hormone. PROVERA high dose tablets are used to treat the symptoms of recurrent or metastatic cancer (cancer which has spread to other parts of the body).
Is it normal to have heavy bleeding after taking Provera?
When levels of progesterone go down, the body “realizes” it isn’t pregnant, and will shed the thick lining of the uterus. That is the normal response. This period may be heavy if the lining had been there for three months.
Why am I still bleeding after taking Provera?
If you have any irregular spotting or bleeding during treatment this is normal and nothing to worry about. If you do not have a period after you finish a course of Provera, check with your doctor in case you are pregnant. Take the tablet as soon as you remember, and carry on taking the tablets at the normal times.
Does Provera make you bleed heavily?
Heavy period after Provera is a normal response to medication.
Does Provera cause anxiety?
Medroxyprogesterone can cause mood swings in some people. You may feel anxious or restless, have mood swings, or have trouble sleeping. Tell your doctor or nurse if you have any of these side effects. You may feel more tired than usual.
Why do doctors prescribe Provera?
Pamela Moore/Getty Images. Provera may be prescribed for several reasons, most commonly to treat heavy menstrual periods or stopped periods (amenorrhea) that are due to an underlying hormone problem.
How should I take Provera?
How should I take PROVERA? 1 Absence of menstrual period: PROVERA may be given in doses ranging from 5 to 10 mg daily for 5 to 10 days. 2 Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: PROVERA may be given in doses ranging from 5 to 10 mg daily for 5 to 10 days. 3 Overgrowth of the lining of the uterus : When used in combination with oral conjugated estrogens in…
What type of hormone is Provera?
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is a synthetic form of progesterone—a hormone naturally produced after ovulation (when an egg is released from an ovary). In addition, Provera is sometimes combined with estrogen to treat menopausal-related symptoms (for example, hot flashes) in postmenopausal women who have a uterus.
Can Provera® tablets be taken with estrogen?
Progestins with estrogens should be prescribed at the lowest effective doses and for the shortest duration consistent with treatment goals and risks for the individual woman. Provera ® tablets contain medroxyprogesterone acetate, which is a derivative of progesterone.