Meprate 10 mg
Medroxyprogesteone is used in the treatment of cancer in the breast, kidney (in men and women), in the lining of the womb (endometrial cancer), cancer which has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic cancer) in post-menopausal women (women who have stopped having their periods). Meprate 10 mg is also used to treat conditions such as absence of menstrual periods (amenorrhea), irregular menstrual periods, abnormal uterine bleeding, decrease the risk of endometrial hyperplasia (a condition that may lead to uterine cancer) while taking estrogens and endometriosis (painful disorder in which endometrium a tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus grows outside your uterus). It is also used as a long acting contraceptive.
What are the side effects of Meprate?
The most commonly reported side effects when taking Meprate tablets 10mg include acne, menstrual changes (breakthrough bleeding, spotting, or missed periods), breast tenderness, dizziness, drowsiness, fever, headache, nausea, nervousness, skin rash and itch, sleeplessness, stomach pain, hair loss, weight changes (gain or loss).
How should I take medroxyprogesterone?
Take medroxyprogesterone exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Medroxyprogesterone is usually given for only a few days in a row each month. You may need to start taking the medication on a certain day of your menstrual cycle, depending on why you are taking medroxyprogesterone.
How long should you take Meprate?
You should take your Meprate tablets 10mg for as long as recommended by your doctor.
Missed dose of Meprate
If you miss a dose of Meprate tablets 10mg take it as soon as you remember, unless it is time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose.
How should Meprate be stored?
You should store your Meprate tablets 10mg below 25°C in a cool dry place.
Warnings and Precautions for Meprate (10 mg)
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of breast cancer, unexplained vaginal bleeding, abortion, blood clot events, stroke, seizures, migraine, headaches, depression, asthma, diabetes, heart, kidney, or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Avoid exposure to sunlight; otherwise it may cause dark skin patches.
• It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly.
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