Medroxyprogesterone acetate

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Scientific Name: Medroxyprogesterone acetate
Brand Name: Depo-provera, Depo-subq Provera, Premphase 28 Day, Prempro 0.625/2.5 28 Day, Provera
Company Owner: Sandoz canada inc, Teva parenteral medicines inc, Barr laboratories inc, Duramed pharmaceuticals inc sub barr laboratories inc, Usl pharma inc, Pharmacia and upjohn co
Mechanism Of Action Medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) inhibits the production of gonadotropin, preventing follicular maturation and ovulation, which is responsible for it’s ability to prevent pregnancy.
Description of the Drug: Medroxyprogesterone acetate is a progestin used as a contraceptive and in the treatment of secondary amenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, pain from endometriosis, endometrial and renal carcinomas, paraphilia in males, and GnRH-dependent precocious puberty.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00603