Medroxyprogesterone is a synthetic form of progestin, a female hormone. It is used to regulate menses and treat menopausal symptoms. In its injection form, it is used as a contraceptive agent. Brand names include Provera, Depo-Provera, Amen, Curretab, and Cycrin.
The injected form of medroxyprogesterone is generally used for birth control. Some brand names include Depo-Provera and Lunelle.