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Medications for Amenorrhea

Other names: Amenorrhea, primary; Amenorrhoea, secondary

What is Amenorrhea:  The absence or discontinuation or abnormal stoppage of the menstrual periods.

Synonym: amenia.

Medications to treat Amenorrhea

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Provera X N 44 reviews
8.0

Generic name: medroxyprogesterone systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
medroxyprogesterone X N 65 reviews
7.0

Generic name: medroxyprogesterone systemic

Brand names:  Provera, Depo-Provera, Depo-Provera Contraceptive, depo-subQ provera 104

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Depo-Provera X N 7 reviews
8.0

Generic name: medroxyprogesterone systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
progesterone B N 3 reviews
6.0

Generic name: progesterone systemic

Brand names:  Prometrium, Endometrin, Menopause Formula Progesterone, Crinone, First Progesterone MC10, Prochieve

Drug class: progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Natural Product Monographs, Prescribing Information

 
Prometrium B N 3 reviews
6.0

Generic name: progesterone systemic

Drug class: progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
norethindrone X N X 8 reviews
7.0

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

Brand names:  Jolivette, Aygestin, Camila, Ortho Micronor, Errin, Deblitane, Nor-QD, Nora-Be, Heather, Incassia, Jencycla, Lyza, Norlyda, Norlyroc, Sharobel

Drug class: contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Depo-Provera Contraceptive X N Add review Rate

Generic name: medroxyprogesterone systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Endometrin B N Add review Rate

Generic name: progesterone systemic

Drug class: progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Jolivette X N X 1 review
7.0

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Aygestin X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Camila X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Ortho Micronor X N X 1 review Rate

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Menopause Formula Progesterone B N Add review Rate

Generic name: progesterone systemic

Drug class: progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Crinone B N Add review Rate

Generic name: progesterone systemic

Drug class: progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Errin X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
First Progesterone MC10 B N Add review Rate

Generic name: progesterone systemic

Drug class: progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
depo-subQ provera 104 X N Add review Rate

Generic name: medroxyprogesterone systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Prochieve B N Add review Rate

Generic name: progesterone systemic

Drug class: progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Deblitane X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Nor-QD X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Nora-Be X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Heather X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Incassia X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Jencycla X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Lyza X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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