Compare Prempro vs. Provera
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Provera (Medroxyprogesterone) works well to regulate your menstrual cycle and stop irregular bleeding. It also protects the uterus from estrogen's harmful effects.
- Provera (Medroxyprogesterone) can be used to treat multiple hormone problems in women.
- After menopause, taking estrogen raises your risk of uterine cancer. However, taking progesterone, like in Provera (Medroxyprogesterone), along with estrogen gives you the positive effects of estrogen, but also prevents it from damaging your uterus.
- Women taking an estrogen/progestin combination medications have a lower risk of uterine cancer.
- You can't take Provera (Medroxyprogesterone) if you've had a hysterectomy (your uterus removed). You also can't take it if you're pregnant or breastfeeding, have unusual vaginal bleeding, or have a history of blood clots, certain kinds of cancer, stroke, heart attack, liver problems, or bleeding problems.
- Menopause - Moderate to severe abnormal vasomotor function Menopause - Moderate to severe vaginal atrophy - Moderate to severe vulvar atrophy Postmenopausal osteoporosis
- In women with an intact uterus; Prophylaxis
- Abnormal uterine bleeding
- Prevention of uterine cancer in women taking estrogen
- Breast cancer
Personal or family history of breast cancer
- Ovarian cancer
Family history of ovarian cancer
- Increased risk of blood clots and stroke
Personal or family history of blood clots
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History of depression
- Liver problems
History of liver problems
- Harm to fetus
Women of childbearing age