medroxyprogesterone acetate

(meh-DROK-see-proh-JES-teh-rone A-seh-tayt)

A drug used to prevent endometrial cancer. It is also used to treat menstrual disorders and as a form of birth control. It is a form of the female hormone progesterone and belongs to the family of drugs called progestins.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "medroxyprogesterone acetate"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "acetato de medroxiprogesterona"

Medicamento utilizado para prevenir el cáncer de endometrio. También se usa para tratar trastornos de la menstrución y como forma de control de la natalidad. Es una forma de la hormona femenina progesterona y un tipo de progestina.