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Medroxyprogesterone

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Introduction

Name

  • Medroxyprogesterone acetate.

Class of drug

  • Long-acting progestagen.

Description

Chemical name

  • (6-alpha)-17-hydroxy-6-methylpregn-4-ene-3,20-dione.

Molecular formula

  • C22H32O3.

Physical properties

  • Tablets.
  • Sterile, aqueous suspension.

Storage requirements

  • <25°C.
  • Do not freeze.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant B (1999) 3rd edn. BSAVA, UK.
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