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Can Provera be taken long-term?

Can Provera be taken long-term?

Provera should not be used to prevent heart disease, stroke, or dementia. Provera may actually increase your risk of developing these conditions. Long-term use of medroxyprogesterone may increase your risk of cancer of the breast, uterus, or ovaries. Talk with your doctor about this risk.

How long should Provera be taken?

You will usually take 2.5mg-10mg for 5-10 days beginning 16 days to 21 days after your last period began. Treatment should be given for 2 consecutive cycles. In some cases, your doctor may also prescribe oestrogen to be taken at the same time as Provera at doses of 5-10mg for 10 days.

What happens if you stop taking Provera?

When you stop taking the drug, it is likely that you will have some vaginal bleeding that resembles a period. Medroxyprogesterone can cause mood swings in some people. You may feel anxious or restless, have mood swings, or have trouble sleeping.

Does Provera cause blood clots?

Provera may increase risk of heart attacks, stroke, breast cancer, blood clots, and pulmonary emboli in postmenopausal women.

How old do you have to be to stop taking Premarin?

After taking Premarin for 49 1/2 years at age 79 1/2 years old my doctor wanted me to quit premarin gradually. I take 1/2 .3 pill every other day. I am miserable with hot flashes, sleepless night and mood swings from hell. I was told that I was too old for hot flashes.

What happens if you take Premarin without progestins?

Using estrogens with progestins may increase your chances of getting heart attacks, strokes, breast cancer, or blood clots. Using estrogens, with or without progestins, may increase your chance of getting dementia, based on a study of women 65 years of age or older.

How much is a 90 day supply of Premarin?

Medicare does not approved of it and my co-pay using my insurance is $1,000 a year, each 90 day supply is $250. My drug plan is separate from my Blue Cross Plan F. For now I am getting Premarin from a RELIABLE Canadian Pharmacy,

Is there a limit to how much you can save on Premarin home?

Limit 12 offers per calendar year. Maximum savings of $660 per calendar year. If you are enrolled in a state or federally funded prescription insurance program, you may not use the savings card even if you elect to be processed as an uninsured (cash-paying) patient. Exp. .

After taking Premarin for 49 1/2 years at age 79 1/2 years old my doctor wanted me to quit premarin gradually. I take 1/2 .3 pill every other day. I am miserable with hot flashes, sleepless night and mood swings from hell. I was told that I was too old for hot flashes.

What do you need to know about Provera, Prempro and Premarin?

What you need to know about Provera, Prempro and Premarin. While taking Provera you may continue to experience regular menstrual bleeding even if menopause has started. Also, if you are diabetic, Provera could worsen your diabetes, so let your doctor know of any medical conditions prior to taking Provera.

How old do you have to be to take Depo Provera?

Some physicians believe that Depo-Provera should be avoided in girls under age 15 or within 3 years of the onset of periods, since that is the time of greatest bone development.

Medicare does not approved of it and my co-pay using my insurance is $1,000 a year, each 90 day supply is $250. My drug plan is separate from my Blue Cross Plan F. For now I am getting Premarin from a RELIABLE Canadian Pharmacy,

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Can Provera be taken long term?

Can Provera be taken long term?

Provera should not be used to prevent heart disease, stroke, or dementia. Provera may actually increase your risk of developing these conditions. Long-term use of medroxyprogesterone may increase your risk of cancer of the breast, uterus, or ovaries. Talk with your doctor about this risk.

How long can you take medroxyprogesterone?

Adults—At first, 5 milligrams (mg) per day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed. However, dose is usually not more than 10 mg per day. It is usually taken everyday for 5 to 10 days.

How many days should I take Provera?

You will usually take 2.5mg-10mg for 5-10 days beginning 16 days to 21 days after your last period began. Treatment should be given for 2 consecutive cycles. In some cases, your doctor may also prescribe oestrogen to be taken at the same time as Provera at doses of 5-10mg for 10 days.

How does PROVERA help PCOS?

Provera is in a class of drugs called progestins and is a synthetic form of progesterone—a hormone naturally produced after ovulation (when an egg is released from an ovary). It works by correcting the hormonal balance and regulating ovulation.

How long does it take to get a period after taking Provera?

How long does it take Provera to induce a period? When used to treat amenorrhea, Provera is taken for up to 10 days during the second half of the planned menstrual cycle. Your period should start three to seven days after your last dose of Provera.

When to tell your GYN about no flow from Provera?

If your lining has been exposed to 10 mg of Provera x 10 days over the past three months, the medication may have thinned out the lining so much that there is not a lot to be shed. What I would suggest to you is to wait until 10 days have past since the last Provera pill. If still no flow has occurred let your GYN know.

Are there any side effects to taking Provera with estrogen?

Besides pregnancy, there are other contraindications to taking Provera in addition to the side effects, especially if it is combined with an estrogen. The most common purpose of prescribing Provera is to help a doctor diagnose or treat menstrual cycle problems like abnormal bleeding or an absence of periods.

Can you use Provera to stop a month long flow?

You used the ten days of Provera to stop a month long, heavy flow. As you have read above (in the other posts), Provera can be used to stop a prolonged flow as most long, heavy flows are caused by missed ovulations. No ovulations means no progesterone produced by the ovaries.

How often do you take Provera for PCOS?

Yes No “I have PCOS, and I take Provera every 3 months in order to get periods. I take 10mg for 7 days, and then a few days later I have my period. When I first started it, I would only take it for 5 days. When I took it for 5 days, my period wouldn’t come for TWO WEEKS.

How long does it take Provera to induce a period? When used to treat amenorrhea, Provera is taken for up to 10 days during the second half of the planned menstrual cycle. Your period should start three to seven days after your last dose of Provera.

If your lining has been exposed to 10 mg of Provera x 10 days over the past three months, the medication may have thinned out the lining so much that there is not a lot to be shed. What I would suggest to you is to wait until 10 days have past since the last Provera pill. If still no flow has occurred let your GYN know.

Are there any side effects to taking Provera?

“I took Provera for 10 days at a dose of 10mg a day, prescribed by my fertility doctor with intentions to induce my period. My period was always regular up until recently. The side effects while on this drug were some pretty bad, mood swings, mild cramps on and off and breast soreness.