Provera is also prescribed to prevent abnormal growth of the uterine lining in women taking estrogen replacement therapy.
Other forms of medroxyprogesterone
, such as Depo-Provera, are used as a contraceptive injection and prescribed in the treatment of endometrial cancer.
Some doctors prescribe Provera to treat endometriosis, menopausal symptoms, premenstrual tension, sexual aggressive behavior in men, and sleep apnea (temporary failure to breathe while sleeping).
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