medroxyprogesterone acetate (anticancer agent) - injection, Depo-Provera (cont.)
PRECAUTIONS: Before using medroxyprogesterone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: history of stroke or other blood clots (such as in the legs, eyes, lungs), breast cancer, family history of breast cancer, abnormal breast exam, cancer of the cervix, abnormal/unexplained vaginal bleeding, liver disease, current/suspected pregnancy, depression, frequent use of alcohol/tobacco, asthma, diabetes, heart disease (such as chest pain, heart failure, high blood pressure), kidney disease, migraine, seizures, personal/family history of bone disease (such as osteoporosis).Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all of the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drug, and herbal products).This medication must not be used during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor immediately.This drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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