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medroxyprogesterone intramuscular

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering medroxyprogesterone intramuscular to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Absolute Contraindication

Nursing:

No Known Risk: HUMAN DATA INDICATE NO KNOWN ADVERSE EFFECT ON NURSING INFANT

An adult over 60:

Precaution: WHEN USED IN COMBINATION W/ESTROGENS, MAY INCREASE RISK OF DEMENTIA

Giving medroxyprogesterone intramuscular to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: NOT INDICATED BEFORE MENARCHE.

Warning: MONITOR BONE DENSITY W/ CONTINUED USE.

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