Provera Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Provera: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Provera 10mg Tab
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: PROVERA 10 

What is this Medicine?

MEDROXYPROGESTERONE (me DROX ee proe JES te rone) is a hormone in a class called progestins. It is commonly used to prevent the uterine lining from overgrowth in women taking an estrogen after menopause. It is also used to treat irregular menstrual bleeding or a lack of menstrual bleeding in women.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Provera: Oral tablet(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
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Provera 10mg Tablet

NDC: 000090050
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Amenorrhea

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Menopause, Sleep Apnea, Pickwickian Syndrome, Hot Flashes, Obstructional Apnea, Endometriosis, Hyperparathyroidism, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Provera 10mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_4831.JPG
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: PROVERA 10 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Provera 10mg Tablet

Lightheadedness Incidence:
<5.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness 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
Acne Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
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
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
No Menstrual Periods Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irregular Periods 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 Provera 10mg Tablet

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 Provera 10mg Tablet(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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