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Methoxyprogesterone Acetate

 
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    Methoxyprogesterone Acetate
    Depo-Provera 
     
    Depot injection for 12 weeks of contraception
    Should be given within the first five days of the menstrual cycle
    Causes decreased bone mineral density
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Thickens cervical mucus, resulting in reduced sperm penetration through the cervix. Less of an effect on follicular development and prevention of ovulation than combined contraceptives.

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