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medroxyprogesterone subcutaneous

What should I know before taking medroxyprogesterone subcutaneous?

If you are:

Pregnant:

FDB Only When Necessary: AVAILABLE DATA SUGGEST LITTLE OR NO KNOWN RISK FOR DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY

Nursing:

No Known Risk: HUMAN DATA INDICATE NO KNOWN ADVERSE EFFECT ON NURSING INFANT

An adult over 60:

Precaution: WHEN USED IN COMBINATION W/ESTROGENS, MAY INCREASE RISK OF DEMENTIA

Giving medroxyprogesterone subcutaneous to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: NOT INDICATED BEFORE MENARCHE. MAY AFFECT BONE DEVELOPMENT/DENSITY.

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