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Contraceptives are designed to prevent pregnancy. The combination of medroxyprogesterone and estradiolare two types of hormones that work by stopping a women's egg from fully developing each month. The egg can no longer accept sperm and fertilization is prevented. Although contraceptives have other effects that help prevent a pregnancy from occurring, this is the main action
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
Portions of this document last updated: May 01, 2023
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