According to HealthTap, Medroxypr AC, or medroxyprogesterone acetate, is used to regulate ovulation and menstrual disorders and as an adjunct treatment for hormone replacement therapy. Drugs.com adds that the medicine is also used to lessen the risk of endometrial hyperplasia, which can lead to uterine cancer.
Drugs.com warns consumers not to take medroxyprogesterone acetate if they have a hormone-related cancer, are currently pregnant or have liver disease. Consumers should also avoid use if they have a health history of blood clot or stroke. According to Drugs.com, the risk of developing dementia, breast cancer or heart disease is increased when taking this drug.