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ATC codes: G03DA02
Indication
Excessive menstruation with irregular cycle ICD11 code: GA22
INN
Medroxyprogesterone
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 5 mg
EML status history
First added in 1993 (TRS 850)
Changed in 2005 (TRS 933)
Changed in 2011 (TRS 965)
Changed in 2021
Sex
Female
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic alternatives
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of square box listings on the EML and EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended norethisterone be specified as a therapeutic alternative under the square box listing for medroxyprogesterone acetate on the EML for this indication.