My doctor proscribed me medroxyprogestrone 10mg for five days, how long after you finish takin the pill are you supposed to start your cycle?
Medroxyprogesterone is a a form of progesterone, a female hormone that helps regulate ovulation and menstrual periods. If your periods are irregular or have stopped completely for no obvious reason you may be given medroxyprogesterone for 5 to 10 days each month to mimic the natural rise in your progesterone levels. A few days after you stop taking the tablets you should get your period. This may be tried for 2 to 3 cycles.
- Medroxyprogesterone Information for Consumers
- Medroxyprogesterone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Medroxyprogesterone (detailed)
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