Definitions

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  • n. a progestin compound (trade name Provera) used to treat menstrual disorders

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Examples

  • But as governments and NGO's have provided immunizations and sanitation services, child feeding programs, antibiotics and, most recently, anti-retrovirals around the world -- along with condoms, Depo-provera, and schools -- the result has not been a stabilization in the number of surviving adult offspring.

    Valerie Tarico: Sixteen Wives, Twenty Children: The Role of Machismo in Overpopulation

  • Currently the claim that hormonal contraceptives [birth control pills, implants (norplant), injectables (depo-provera)] include an abortifacient mechanism of action is being widely disseminated in the pro-life community.

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  • Pedophiles and other sexual offenders are often treated with Depo-provera, a drug that reduces the sex drive in some patients.

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  • There are no known safety problems for new mothers, including breast-feeding mothers, using progestin-only methods such as Mini-Pills, the injectables Depo-Provera and depo-subQ provera 104, and the implant Implanon.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

  • He wanted a referral to Johns Hopkins to see if he could depo provera, to decrease his testosterone and decrease his sex drive.

    CNN Transcript Oct 17, 2006

  • The drug is neither administered IV nor is it is a derivative of provera.

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  • Many doctors believe that by giving you Depo provera shots or birth control pills, they can control the frequency of your periods.

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  • I don't really know I never used BCPs, was on depo provera for a few years because i couldn't stop bleeding

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