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Depo-Progestin Brand names, Depo-Progestin Analogs

Depo-Progestin Brand Names Mixture

  • Lunelle (Medroxyprogesterone + Estradiol)

Depo-Progestin Chemical_Formula


Depo-Progestin RX_link

Depo-Progestin fda sheet

Depo-Progestin FDA

Depo-Progestin msds (material safety sheet)

Depo-Progestin Synthesis Reference

P. Ruggieri, C. Ferrari, U.S. Pat. 3,043,832 (1962)

Depo-Progestin Molecular Weight

344.488 g/mol

Depo-Progestin Melting Point

220 - 223.5 oC

Depo-Progestin H2O Solubility


Depo-Progestin State


Depo-Progestin LogP


Depo-Progestin Dosage Forms

Tablets; Depo injection

Depo-Progestin Indication

Used as a contraceptive and to treat amenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, endometriosis, endometrial and renal cell carcinomas, and pulmonary disorders such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Pickwickian syndrome, and other hypercapnic pulmonary conditions.

Depo-Progestin Pharmacology

Medroxyprogesterone is a synthetic progestin more potent than progesterone.

Depo-Progestin Absorption

Rapidly absorbed from GI tract

Depo-Progestin side effects and Toxicity

Side effects include loss of bone mineral density, BMD changes in adult women, bleeding irregularities, cancer risks, and thromboembolic disorders.

Depo-Progestin Patient Information

Depo-Progestin Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals