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Depo-Provera® is the brand name of a drug owned by the company Pfizer. Medroxyprogesterone acetate is the generic name, abbreviated as MPA. It is a contraceptive injection used for contraceptive treatment.

Depo-Provera®, Depo-Medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA), also known as depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) is a contraceptive injection that is an available option to females to prevent pregnancy.

The injection is usually given once every 3 months. This infrequent dosing makes it a convenient form of contraception. Particularly for those who prefer not to take oral contraceptive pills (OCP) daily, apply contraceptive patches weekly, or insert contraceptive rings monthly.


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