a progestin compound (trade name Provera) used to treat menstrual disorders
Usage Domain: ↑trade name
Hypernyms: ↑progestin, ↑progestogen

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  • Provera — Provera, Marquis von P., Lombarde, trat früh in österreichische Kriegsdienste, machte den Siebenjährigen Krieg u. die Türkenkriege mit, stieg bald zum General, focht als solcher mit Glück in den Feldzügen 1792–1795 u. befehligte 1796 eine… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Provera — Pro·vera (pro verґə) trademark for a preparation of medroxyprogesterone acetate …   Medical dictionary

  • Depo-Provera — is a branded progestogen only contraceptive, depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) long acting reversible hormonal contraceptive birth control drug that is injected every 3 months. It is an aqueous suspension for depot injection of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Marco Tronchetti Provera — was born in Milan in 1948 and obtained a Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Bocconi University of Milan in 1971. He entered the Pirelli Group in 1986 and took operational control of the Group in 1992. While maintaining his… …   Wikipedia

  • Giovanni Provera — (en Italie, v. 1736 Venise, 5 juillet 1804 ) était un militaire lombard au service de l Autriche. Biographie Cette section est vide, insuffisamment détaillée ou incomplète. Votre aide est la bienvenue ! Comme feld maréchal, Giovanni Provera… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Marco Tronchetti Provera — (* 18. Januar 1948 in Mailand) ist ein italienischer Geschäftsmann und Unternehmer. Provera studierte an der Wirtschaftsuniversität Luigi Bocconi in Mailand. 1978 heiratete er Cecilia Pirelli (die Tochter von Leopoldo Pirelli). 1992 wurde er Chef …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Depo-Provera contraceptive — Injectable progestin (Depo Provera) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for contraception in 1992. It is injected by a health professional into the woman s buttocks or arm muscle every three months. Depo Provera prevents… …   Medical dictionary

  • Depo-Provera — [dep΄ō prə ver′ə] trademark for a synthetic progestogen, C24H34O4, used to treat uterine or kidney cancer, to prevent conception for long periods, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Depo-Provera® — /de pō prō vāˈrə/ noun An injectable contraceptive for women, used esp in developing countries …   Useful english dictionary

  • Depo-Provera — /dep oh proh vair euh/, Pharm., Trademark. a brand of medroxyprogesterone. * * * …   Universalium

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