Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

Medroxyprogesterone acetate is a progestin, which is a type of female hormone progesterone. It is used in women whose body does not make enough progesterone, to treat conditions like abnormal uterine bleeding, intermenstrual bleeding, amenorrhea, and as hormone replacement therapy to reduce menopause symptoms.

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I have missed my period for two months. Can I take Regestrone again?

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 27 years, female, height 5 feet 4 inches and current weight is 76.9 kg. I got my last period two months back, increased 4 kg of weight in last two months. I am not sexually active, unmarried. I have been physically active, do yoga and walking regularly. Two years ago when the sa...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to After going through your health history it is evident that you are having hypothyroidism and more likely clinical polycystic ovarian syndrome. In this scenario, irregular menses are very common and in some people also weight gain can occur. In my opinion, first, yo...  Read Full »

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