Indicated for long term female contraception. Click here for Depo-Provera® (medroxyprogesterone acetate) Prescribing Information. Adverse event reporting information can be found at the bottom of the page.
Depo-Provera is one LARC to consider, whatever her lifestyle – on-the-go, between children, pregnancy scare, forgetful, change in relationship.
Available for over 30 years1
Administered every 12 weeks2*† – with a text reminder service (see below for details)
Your patients can set a reminder, helping them to remember to book an appointment for their next injection to be given on time.
Txt DEPO and the date the injection was given to 83311 in this format DD.MM (e.g. DEPO 31.07)
Three weeks before the next injection is due a reminder text will be sent. After each injection, your patient will need to re-register for the service.
There are a few contraindications to be aware of with Depo-provera:
To read the full special warnings and precautions for use for Depo-Provera and see a full list of adverse events, refer to the Summary of Product Characteristics. The benefits of contraceptive options and their risks must be evaluated individually for each woman. If any of the conditions/risk factors mentioned is present, the benefits of Depo-Provera use should be weighed against the possible risks for each individual woman and discussed with the woman before she decides to start using it. In the event of aggravation, exacerbation or first appearance of any of these conditions or risk factors, the woman should contact her physician. The physician should then decide on whether Depo-Provera use should be discontinued.
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