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Provera tablets can delay your period for up to 17 days allowing you to carry on with your important dates. Buy Provera safely and securely from Click Pharmacy today

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Provera Tablets

Take Provera 10mg to delay your periods for a special occasion or event.

Medication features:

  • Period delay tablets
  • Active ingredient is medroxyprogesterone acetate
  • Best to be used up to 10 days

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Provera 10 mg 30 tablets £16.99
Provera 10 mg 60 tablets £32.99
Provera 10 mg 90 tablets £46.99

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Buy Provera Online UK

You can order Provera online in the UK from our registered pharmacy. Complete the online medical assessment to be reviewed by one of our prescribers. If approved, your medication will be dispensed by our pharmacy team for next day delivery to your address. 

About Provera

Provera is medication used to delay your period. It containts the active ingredient is medroxyprogesterone acetate and can help delay your periods for up to 10 days.

Provera Summary

Type of medicine

Progesterone

Use

Helps delay your periods for up to 17 days

How it works

Works by maintaining the lining of the womb to prevent a period from starting

Active Ingredient

Medroxyprogesterone

Directions of use

Swallow the tablet whole with a drink of water as directed when required. Do not chew or crush tablet.

Available strengths

10mg

Side effects

Common side effects include nausea, headaches, vaginal bleeding /spotting, breast tenderness, weight gain

Generic

No

The information provided in the summary table is for reference only. It is important to consult a qualified healthcare professional before starting any period delay treatment, including Provera.

How effective is Provera?

When used as prescribed by your doctor, Provera is known to effectively delay periods. Once you stop taking the Provera tablets, your period will return 1 to 3 days later.

In many cases, Provera is as effective at delaying your periods as the contraceptive pill. If a woman does not use a combined contraceptive pill, then Provera is a good alternative for effective period delay treatment. It is also recommended as a safe option for anyone who cannot take contraceptive pill due to being at risk of vaginal bleeding because of deep in thrombosis or developing blood clots.

How does Provera work?

Provera’s active ingredient, medroxyprogesterone, is a synthetic form of the female hormone progesterone. A drop in progesterone levels each month triggers the uterus to shed the lining, which women experience as their monthly period. By taking Provera and keeping those progesterone levels high with the use of the synthetic progestin, the period is delayed.

What is contained in Provera?

The active ingredient in Provera is medroxyprogesterone acetate. Tablets contain 2.5mg, 5mg or 10mg of this ingredient.

The inactive ingredients found in each Provera tablet include:

  • 2.5 mg: Lactose monohydrate, sucrose, maize starch, liquid paraffin, talc, calcium stearate, sunset yellow (E110), purified water.
  • 5 mg: Lactose monohydrate, starch, sucrose, liquid paraffin, calcium stearate, talc, the colour FD & C Blue No. 2 Aluminium Lake, purified water.
  • 10 mg: Lactose monohydrate, sucrose, maize starch, liquid paraffin, talc, calcium stearate, purified water.

Choosing between Provera and Norethisterone

Provera and Norethisterone are both very effective as period delay tablets, but the effects of each vary depending on the person. Your doctor will determine the more suitable option to delay your period after considering your medical history. 

For further information on the difference between Provera and Norethisterone, read here

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What dose of Provera should I take?

You should not take Provera if you are under the age of 18. Make sure to take this medicine exactly as directed by your GP. The number of tablets you need to take every day depends on how long you wish to delay your period. 

It is advised to take Provera 10mg tablets 3 times a day.

  • 1 pack (30 tablets) = 7 days period delay
  • 2 packs (60 tablets) = 17 days period delay

How should I take Provera?

Provera must be taken as directed by your doctor, and if you are uncertain, you can ask one of our pharmacists or doctor by booking a free appointment with our online pharmacy.

To delay your period you should begin taking Provera tablets 3 times a day, 3 days prior to the time you wish to delay your period from. You then continue taking them in this same fashion until the end of your prescription, after which your period will begin in between 1 and 3 days.

Do not take a smaller or larger dosage than that which is prescribed for you, as you will have been given the necessary amount for your personal requirement. If you miss a dose and it is nearly time for your next tablet, then wait for that and do not double dose up. If you remember within a few hours of the missed dose  you can then take it.

For further information read the patient information leaflet

How long can I take Provera for?

For period delay, Provera is ideally used only for a short period of time, usually around 10 days. If you will require it for a longer time, for example, if you are travelling, being placed on bedrest or booked to have an operation, then you can discuss this with your doctor, and they will advise you on the best option for your health and safety.

What are the side effects of Provera?

As with any other medication used, side effects are possible, but your doctor will have weighed up the possible risks for you, so you should experience them as mildly as possible. Unexpected issues can still occur if your body finds it is unable to tolerate the medicine. If this occurs, then speak to your doctor right away.

The most common side effects in women using Provera have been found to be:

  • Nausea,
  • Headaches and
  • Vaginal bleeding and/or spotting.

Still common but less occurring side effects include:

  • Fluid retention
  • Breast tenderness
  • Weight gain
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Acne
  • Heavy future periods
  • Painful future periods

These should all be mild enough not to stop you using the medication and should ease over the course of the prescription. If they do not and you are struggling with the side effects, consult your doctor.

Who should not take Provera?

As Provera 10mg tablets is not suitable for everyone, it is vital to inform your GP of your previous and present conditions. Do not take Provera if you have any of the following conditions:

  • You have epilepsy or experience seizures
  • You suffer from migraine headaches
  • You have or have had any heart problems
  • You have or have had diabetes
  • You have or have had depression
  • You have a history of depression
  • You have or have had liver problems
  • You have or have had gallstones
  • You have hearing problems
  • You have asthma
  • You have high blood pressure or hypertension
  • You have systemic lupus erythematosus
  • You have just had an operation
  • You are scheduled to have an operation
  • You have an intolerance to certain sugars
  • You have breast cancer or have had it in the past
  • You have porphyria
  • You have or have had blood clots in your veins or arteries
  • You are allergic to medroxyprogesterone acetate or any of the active ingredients in Provera

Warnings to consider before taking Provera

As mentioned, Provera tablets is not suitable for everyone. Avoid taking Provera 10mg tablets if:

  • You have or have had breast cancer
  • You have or have had a venous or arterial blood clot
  • You have or have had complications with your liver

If you have any of the following conditions, speak to your Doctor before taking Provera:

  • Epilepsy or seizures
  • Migraines or severe headaches
  • Asthma or difficulty breathing
  • Heart or kidney problems, including high blood pressure or hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Depression or other mood disorders
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • You just had a medical procedure done

Can I take Provera whilst pregnant or breastfeeding?

You must not take Provera whilst pregnant, and if you think you might be, speak to your doctor who will ask you to take a test before prescribing this medication.

Although medroxyprogesterone passes into the milk, there is no evidence which shows it harms the baby. If you are breastfeeding, though, be sure to speak to your doctor about your concerns prior to beginning a prescription.

Will I get a heavier period once I stop using Provera Tablets?

There is a possibility that you experience heavier and more painful periods once you stop using Provera Tablets. However periods like this are usually temporary and return to normal once your cycle restarts.

Can I take other medication while using Provera Tablets?

There are a few medicines which you must not combine with Provera Tablets, they include:

  • Antifungal medicines
  • Anti-seizure medicines
  • Medicines that impact your liver enzymes

Can I gain weight while taking Provera?

Hormonal drugs can lead to weight gain. Unfortunately, that is a very common side effect of Provera, and about 1 in 10 Provera users experience it.

Does Provera alter your mood?

Yes. Provera can cause mood alterations. This is because one of the most common side effects of Provera is depression.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Provera, take it as soon as possible. But, if enough time has passed since your missed dose, and it is time for the next one, skip it. Do not take a double dose.

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