Provera Dosage

Generic name: medroxyprogesterone (oral)
Drug classes: Contraceptives, Hormones / antineoplastics, Progestins

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg

Amenorrhea, secondary

[5-10 mg PO qd x5-10 days]
Info: start on day 16 or 21 of cycle

Abnormal uterine bleeding

[5-10 mg PO qd x5-10 days]
Info: start on day 16 or 21 of cycle

Endometrial hyperplasia prevention, postmenopausal

[5-10 mg PO qd x10-14 days q4wk]
Alt: 2.5 mg PO qd if continuous estrogen; Info: for women w/ intact uterus; start on day 1 or day 15-19 of cycle if cyclic estrogen

Renal dosing

renal impairment: not defined, caution advised
HD/PD: not defined, caution advised

Hepatic dosing

hepatic impairment/dz: contraindicated

 

SRC: NLM .