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Medroxyprogesterone Subcutaneous Injection Dosage

General Information on Receiving Medroxyprogesterone Subcutaneous Injection

Some considerations to keep in mind during treatment with medroxyprogesterone subcutaneous injection include the following:
  • This medication is given as a subcutaneous injection (an injection into the tissue just below the skin) every 12 to 14 weeks.
  • The shot is usually given just under the skin on the thigh or abdomen (stomach).
  • The injection will usually be given by a healthcare provider in an office or clinic.
  • Medroxyprogesterone subcutaneous injection should not be used long-term (longer than two years), unless absolutely necessary.
  • For this drug to work properly, it must be used as prescribed. Make sure to keep all of your appointments with your healthcare provider to avoid missing an injection.
  • If you are unsure about anything related to dosing with medroxyprogesterone subcutaneous injection, please talk to your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
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Medroxyprogesterone Subcutaneous Injection Information

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