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Medroxyprogesterone/estradiol (By injection)

Estradiol (es-tra-DYE-ol), Medroxyprogesterone (me-drox-ee-proe-JES-ter-one)

Prevents pregnancy. This medicine is a form of birth control (contraception).

Brand Name(s):

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to medroxyprogesterone or estradiol, if you may be pregnant, or if you have ever had blot-clotting problems, coronary artery disease, stroke, certain types of cancer, liver disease, or vaginal bleeding that has not been checked by your doctor. Under certain conditions, you should not receive this medicine if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, severe headaches, problems with your heart valves, or if you smoke.

How to Use This Medicine:


If a dose is missed:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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