Provera 5mg Tablet
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Provera 5 MG Description
Provera Tablet is given to women who are unable to produce progesterone hormone naturally. It is also prescribed to patients suffering from various disorders related to the female reproductive cycle
like disorders including irregular menstrual periods, absence of menses, delayed periods, abnormal uterine bleeding, endometriosis, etc. Provera Tablet is a hormonal medicine. It contains medroxyprogesterone, a human made female hormone. This Tablet corrects the reduced hormonal levels of progesterone in the body and disorders associated with it.
|Uses||Abnormal Menstrual bleeding and pain|
|Side effects||Headache, nausea, abnormal bleeding, fever, fatigue|
|Therapy||FEMALE HORMONE PILLS|
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Uses of Provera 5 MG
Provera Tablet is used in the treatment of irregular periods, irregular bleeding, absence of menstruation, endometriosis (tissue growth outside the uterus) and delayed menstrual cycle.
Contraindications of Provera 5 MG
- If you are allergic to medroxyprogesterone or any ingredients of Provera Tablet.
- If you are pregnant or trying to conceive.
- If you have a history of breast cancer, heart-related disorder or liver disorder or any other kind of pre-existing medical condition.
- If you have blood clotting disorders such as thrombosis and porphyria (a blood disorder that affects the nervous system and skin).
Side effects of Provera 5 MG
- Abnormal bleeding
- Weight gain
- Hair fall
- Breast pain
- Breast tenderness
- Feeling low
Precautions and Warnings of Provera 5 MG
Can I take Provera Tablet during pregnancy?
Pregnant women should not use Provera Tablet as it can lead to abnormalities in the growing foetus.
Can I take Provera Tablet while breastfeeding?
Provera Tablet is not recommended for breastfeeding women as it passes into breast milk. Do not take the Provera Tablet at least till your baby is six weeks old.
Can I drive if I have consumed Provera Tablet?
Provera Tablet does not affect your driving abilities. Be careful if you experience any side effects which can interfere with your driving abilities.
Can I consume alcohol with Provera Tablet?
Alcohol weakens bones by decreasing bone density when it is taken with Provera Tablet.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have kidney or heart diseases such as high blood pressure.
- You have asthma, diabetes, liver problems or gallstones.
- You are suffering from migraine, mood disorders or epilepsy.
- You have an allergic condition characterised by joint pain, skin rashes or high fever.
- You may experience weight gain and oedema when on this medicine, inform your doctor if you experience the same.
- The risk of blood clot formation increases if you are overweight or you ever had a blood clot in your veins.
- You have limited movement due to surgery or you had repeated miscarriages in the past.
Mode of Action of Provera 5 MG
How Does It Work?
Provera Tablet contains medroxyprogesterone which acts as a natural female sex hormone, crucial for maintaining a normal mensuration cycle. Females who are not able to produce progesterone naturally, suffer from various menstrual cycle-related disorders. Medroxyprogesterone helps in regularising menses and achieving hormonal balance....
Directions for Use of Provera 5 MG
- Take Provera Tablet as a whole with water, with or without food.
- You should take this medicine regularly at the same time without fail as directed by your doctor.
Interactions of Provera 5 MG
Interactions with other medicines
Provera Tablet may interact with other medicines and create an altered response. Please tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medications (that you buy without a prescription) and herbal preparations....
Storage and disposal of Provera 5 MG
- Store it below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
Dosage of Provera 5 MG
Symptoms of overdose of Provera Tablet include nausea and vomiting, dizziness, breast tenderness, abdominal pain, fatigue, drowsiness and withdrawal bleeding. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken an excessive dose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital....
Missed a Dose
If you miss a dose of Provera Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not double the dose to compensate for the missed one.
Dr. Mansi Savla
B. Pharm, PharmD
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is Provera Tablet a contraceptive pill?
A: No, Provera Tablet is not a contraceptive pill. It is a hormonal preparation used to correct low progesterone levels in females and disorders related to that.
Q: Is weight gain a side effect of Provera Tablet?
A: Yes, weight gain is a common side effect of Provera Tablet. However, not everyone puts on weight after the use of this medicine, also the weight gain is temporary and mostly due to fluid retention & bloating and not due to the accumulation of fat.
Q: Is Provera Tablet safe and effective?
A: Provera Tablet is effective if you take it at dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you stop taking this Tablet once you start feeling good, the chance of bleeding and other side effects increases.
Q: Does Provera cause withdrawal bleeding?
A: No, Provera does not cause withdrawal bleeding. However, if you notice such kinds of symptoms like spotting or bleeding even after finishing the treatment, inform the doctor.
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