Medroxyprogesterone Suspension For Injection 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Medroxyprogesterone: Suspension for injection (150mg)

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Medroxyprogesterone 150mg/mL

What is this Medicine?

MEDROXYPROGESTERONE (me DROX ee proe JES te rone) contraceptive injections prevent pregnancy. They provide effective birth control for 3 months. Depo-subQ Provera 104 is also used for treating pain related to endometriosis.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Medroxyprogesterone: Suspension for injection(150mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Medroxyprogesterone Acetate 150mg/mL Suspension for Injection

NDC: 597624538
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Endometriosis, Contraception

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Menopause, Hot Flashes, Paraphilia

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate 150mg/mL Suspension for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Medroxyprogesterone Acetate 150mg/mL Suspension for Injection

Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<5.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Emotional Lability Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heavy Menstrual Period Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hot Flashes Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-11.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Thinning Of Skin Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Breast Pain Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Discharge Incidence:
2.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
3.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
4.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
5.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
9.0-16.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irregular Periods Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
No Menstrual Periods Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breakthrough Bleeding Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Medroxyprogesterone Acetate 150mg/mL Suspension for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Medroxyprogesterone Acetate 150mg/mL Suspension for Injection(Medroxyprogesterone Acetate)
Grapefruit juice and Medroxyprogesterone(Medroxyprogesterone Acetate)
Do not take these drugs together without approval from your prescriber. Taking these drugs together can increase side effects from Medroxyprogesterone. Discuss any new or worsening side effects with your health care provider.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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