- IMMethoxyprogesterone AcetateDepo-ProveraDepot 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.
- Adverse Effects