What is Provera?
Provera is a progestin (a form of progesterone), which is a female hormone that shall help in regulating ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary) and menstrual periods.
What is Provera used for?
Provera is used to treat conditions like absent or irregular menstrual periods, or abnormal uterine bleeding. This medicine is also used for decreasing the risk of endometrial hyperplasia (a condition that might lead to uterine cancer) while consuming estrogens.
What other condition will Provera treat?
The medicine is also used to prevent overgrowth in the lining of the uterus in postmenopausal women that are receiving estrogen hormone replacement therapy.
How to consume Provera?
Provera is usually given for only a few days in a row each month. One might need to start taking the medication on a certain day of the menstrual cycle, depending on why one might be consuming this medicine. Follow doctor's instructions.
What should be avoided while taking Provera?
Avoid smoking while you are taking Provera. Smoking greatly increases your risk of blood clots. Avoid smoking while you are taking Provera. Smoking greatly increases your risk of blood clots.