According to Drugs.com, medroxyprogesterone acetate 10 mg is used as an adjunct to estrogen replacement therapy in the treatment of endometrial hyperplasia. Other uses for medroxyprogesterone acetate 10 mg include abnormal uterine bleeding and amenorrhea.
Drugs.com states that medroxyprogesterone is a female hormone that controls ovulation and menstruation. Common side effects include changes in weight, hair growth, hair loss, acne, breast tenderness and menstrual changes.
Drugs.com warns that the Food and Drug Administration has classified this drug under Category X of the potential human fetal risk categories. This drug should not be taken while pregnant and the physician prescribing this medication must be alerted immediately if the patient becomes pregnant while taking this medication.Learn More
Lidocaine hydrochloride topical solution, or lidocaine HCI, is a medication applied to the skin used to treat itching and minor discomfort brought on by eczema, insect bites, hemorrhoids, anal fissures and minor burns, according to WebMD. Lidocaine HCI topical solution works by numbing the skin temporarily.Full Answer >
Drinking plenty of fluids, especially water, dislodges a pill that is stuck in the throat, advises WebMD. If the medication can be taken with food, eating a piece of bread also helps resolve the problem.Full Answer >
Drugs.com explains that adults may use Nasonex to treat nasal polyps, while children as young as 2 may use Flonase to treat allergies. Nasonex is a brand name, but it also falls under the generic name mometasone nasal. Flonase has the generic name fluticasone nasal and another brand name, Veramyst. Nasonex and Flonase use different types of steroids to prevent the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.Full Answer >
An aspirin regimen, also known as aspirin therapy, is a daily dose of aspirin between one-fourth to one-half of the regular strength to prevent and manage heart attack and clot-related stroke risks, according to WebMD. An aspirin regimen works by decreasing the inflammation of plaque build up in the arteries and preventing blood clots by thinning the blood.Full Answer >