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medroxyprogesterone intramuscular

Side Effects

List medroxyprogesterone intramuscular side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with medroxyprogesterone intramuscular:

Common side effects of medroxyprogesterone intramuscular:

  • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodSevere
  • Irregular PeriodsSevere
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of medroxyprogesterone intramuscular:

  • DepressionSevere
  • RashSevere
  • AcneLess Severe
  • Breast TendernessLess Severe
  • Change in AppetiteLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Inflammation or Infection of VaginaLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Leg CrampsLess Severe
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

Rare side effects of medroxyprogesterone intramuscular:

  • Blood Clot in VeinSevere
  • Decreased Calcification or Density of BoneSevere
  • Discharge of Milk in Men or Women when Not BreastfeedingSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • OsteoporosisSevere
  • Dry SkinLess Severe
  • Excessive HairinessLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Yellow-Brown Patches on SkinLess Severe

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