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Medroxyprogesterone Brand names, Medroxyprogesterone Analogs

Medroxyprogesterone Brand Names Mixture

  • Lunelle (Medroxyprogesterone + Estradiol)

Medroxyprogesterone Chemical_Formula


Medroxyprogesterone RX_link

Medroxyprogesterone fda sheet

Medroxyprogesterone FDA

Medroxyprogesterone msds (material safety sheet)

Medroxyprogesterone Synthesis Reference

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

Medroxyprogesterone Molecular Weight

344.488 g/mol

Medroxyprogesterone Melting Point

220 - 223.5 oC

Medroxyprogesterone H2O Solubility


Medroxyprogesterone State


Medroxyprogesterone LogP


Medroxyprogesterone Dosage Forms

Tablets; Depo injection

Medroxyprogesterone 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.

Medroxyprogesterone Pharmacology

Medroxyprogesterone is a synthetic progestin more potent than progesterone.

Medroxyprogesterone Absorption

Rapidly absorbed from GI tract

Medroxyprogesterone side effects and Toxicity

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

Medroxyprogesterone Patient Information

Medroxyprogesterone Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals