Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Medroxyprogesterone

Introduction

Name

  • Medroxyprogesterone acetate.

Class of drug

  • Long-acting progestagen.

Uses

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Indications

  • Feline psychogenic alopecia   Psychogenic alopecia  and dermatitis.
  • To decrease libido in male dogs.
  • Prostatic hypertrophy .
  • To decrease spraying   Indoor marking  in cats.
  • To control estrus in the bitch and queen.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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