Depo Provera

Last Update May 3, 2016
Depo Provera is a pregnancy prevention medication and a cancer medication.
Uses: Depo Provera is prescribed for Menstrual Period Issues and Having No Periods and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Endometriosis, although it is not approved for this condition. Read More
Depo Provera is a progesterone-only contraceptive that is administered as an intramuscular injection. It is injected once every 3 months and for this reason many women prefer this ...
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Depo Provera for treating PCOS

Our data suggest that Depo Provera is taken for PCOS, although it is not approved for this condition.

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PCOS medications
Depo Provera
37,943 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Menstrual Period Issues, Endometriosis*, Having No Periods, Bleeding, PCOS*, Irregular Periods, Fibroids, Cancer
Other names: Provera, Medroxyprogesterone, Depo subQ Provera 104, Cycrin, Depo subQ Provera
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.6
Satisfaction
1.0
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Provera
180,822 discussions
Taken for: Menstrual Period Issues, PCOS*, Spotting, Having No Periods, Bleeding
Other names: Depo Provera, Medroxyprogesterone, Cycrin, Curretab, Depo subQ Provera
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.6
Satisfaction
1.4
Helpfulness
Nuvaring
44,145 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, PCOS*
Other names: Etonogestrel-Ethinyl Estradiol
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Clomid
1,719,049 discussions
Taken for: PCOS, Infertility, Not Ovulating
Other names: Clomiphene Citrate, Serophene
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
2.7
Satisfaction
2.5
Helpfulness
Ortho Tri Cyclin
40,657 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Acne*, Spotting*, Cramping*, PCOS*
Other names: Ortho Cyclen, TriNessa, Sprintec, Mononessa, Norgestimate-Ethinyl Estradiol
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.3
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Yasmin
101,594 discussions
Taken for: Menstrual Period Issues, Pregnancy Prevention, Acne*, PCOS*, Cramping*
Other names: Yaz, Ocella, Zarah, Drospirenone-Ethinyl Estradiol, Gianvi
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.8
Satisfaction
3.8
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Medroxyprogesterone
3,342 discussions
Taken for: Menstrual Period Issues, Spotting, PCOS*, Pregnancy Prevention, Having No Periods
Other names: Provera, Depo Provera, Cycrin, Curretab, Depo subQ Provera 104
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.1
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Yaz
64,936 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Menstrual Period Issues, Acne, Cramping*, PCOS*
Other names: Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Loryna, Drospirenone-Ethinyl Estradiol
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.3
Satisfaction
4.0
Helpfulness
Metformin
489,017 discussions
Taken for: PCOS*, Diabetes, Weight Loss*, Insulin Resistance, Weight Gain*
Other names: Glucophage, Glumetza, Glucophage XR, Fortamet, Metforming
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.2
Satisfaction
2.9
Helpfulness
medroxyprogesterone acetate
898 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting, Irregular Periods, PCOS*, Endometriosis
Other names: Provera, Depo Provera, Medroxyprogesterone, Cycrin, Depo subQ Provera 104
*Off Label
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PCOS medications
Depo Provera
37,943 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Menstrual Period Issues, Endometriosis*, Having No Periods, Bleeding, PCOS*, Irregular Periods, Fibroids, Cancer
Other names: Provera, Medroxyprogesterone, Depo subQ Provera 104, Cycrin, Depo subQ Provera
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.6
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Provera
180,822 discussions
Taken for: Menstrual Period Issues, PCOS*, Spotting, Having No Periods, Bleeding
Other names: Depo Provera, Medroxyprogesterone, Cycrin, Curretab, Depo subQ Provera
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.6
Satisfaction
1.4
Helpfulness
Nuvaring
44,145 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, PCOS*
Other names: Etonogestrel-Ethinyl Estradiol
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Clomid
1,719,049 discussions
Taken for: PCOS, Infertility, Not Ovulating
Other names: Clomiphene Citrate, Serophene
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
2.7
Satisfaction
2.5
Helpfulness
Ortho Tri Cyclin
40,657 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Acne*, Spotting*, Cramping*, PCOS*
Other names: Ortho Cyclen, TriNessa, Sprintec, Mononessa, Norgestimate-Ethinyl Estradiol
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.3
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Yasmin
101,594 discussions
Taken for: Menstrual Period Issues, Pregnancy Prevention, Acne*, PCOS*, Cramping*
Other names: Yaz, Ocella, Zarah, Drospirenone-Ethinyl Estradiol, Gianvi
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.8
Satisfaction
3.8
Helpfulness
Medroxyprogesterone
3,342 discussions
Taken for: Menstrual Period Issues, Spotting, PCOS*, Pregnancy Prevention, Having No Periods
Other names: Provera, Depo Provera, Cycrin, Curretab, Depo subQ Provera 104
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.1
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Yaz
64,936 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Menstrual Period Issues, Acne, Cramping*, PCOS*
Other names: Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Loryna, Drospirenone-Ethinyl Estradiol
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.3
Satisfaction
4.0
Helpfulness
Metformin
489,017 discussions
Taken for: PCOS*, Diabetes, Weight Loss*, Insulin Resistance, Weight Gain*
Other names: Glucophage, Glumetza, Glucophage XR, Fortamet, Metforming
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.2
Satisfaction
2.9
Helpfulness
medroxyprogesterone acetate
898 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting, Irregular Periods, PCOS*, Endometriosis
Other names: Provera, Depo Provera, Medroxyprogesterone, Cycrin, Depo subQ Provera 104
*Off Label
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