Provera (Medroxyprogesterone Acetate)
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Provera is medication that is derivative from progesterone. This drug doesnt have estrogenic or androgenic activity; however in case of use medicine in great amount, it manifests corticosteroid actively.
This drug has anti-inflammatory action that appears in result of influence on estrogenic receptors on pituitary. Provera can be used in medicine for treatment of different disorders and even to prevent pregnancy.
Indication for use
Symptoms of Premenstrual syndrome
Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
Treatment of tumor disease (cancer of kidney, breast cancer, cancer of hyperplasia)
In case of tumor treatment, it is required complex approach for treatment, because this drug is used quite seldom as independent drug.
Provera is successfully used as contraceptive for long-term use. Use of this drug strictly prevents pregnancy in case of unsaved sex and provides 24 hours defense from pregnancy in 100% of cases. Active components of Provera dominate beginning of ovulation and egg does not go for fertilization.
Treatment beginning of any disease with help of Provera should be started with preliminary consultation with medical worker. Only after passing of full medical survey your doctor can prescribe right and safe dosage of Provera and to indicate recommendation for use of drug.
As the contraceptive, tablets are prescribed intramuscularly per 150mg 1 time in 3 month.
For treatment of breast cancer, dosage is 0.5-1.25 g/day
For treatment of kidney cancer the dosage of Provera is 250-500 mg in 24 hours
For treatment of endometriosis medication is recommended to use by dosage of 10 mg 3 times in a day during 90 days, begging with the day of first cycle.
Before use of preparaton, it is required to tell your doctor about all kidney disease that you had or have in present, including jaundice, tumor diseases of the uterus.
It is forbidden to use Provera pills in period of pregnancy because appears the risk of miscarriage; therefore tell your doctor if you are pregnant.
Probably, you will need the correction of the Provera dose in case of having asthma, migraine, epilepsy, diseases of kidney, depression, in case of diabetes, diseases of cardiovascular system.
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