Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone) as a contraceptive

    The HPB just approved using Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone) as a contraceptive...after many years of debate about its safety.

    Depo-Provera works by inhibiting ovulation. It's slightly more effective than oral contraceptives.

    It's also more convenient...just one injection every 3 months.

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