PROVERA tablets contain medroxyprogesterone acetate, which is a derivative progesterone. It is a white to off-white, odorless crystalline powder, stable in air, melting between 200°C and 210°C. It is freely soluble in chloroform, soluble in acetone and in dioxane, sparingly soluble in alcohol and in methanol, slightly soluble in ether and insoluble in water.
The chemical name for medroxyprogesterone acetate is Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 17- (acetyloxy)-6-methyl-,(6a)-.
10 mg: Each PROVERA tablet for oral administration contains 10 mg medroxyprogesterone acetate.
100 mg: Each PROVERA tablet for oral administration contains 100 mg medroxyprogesterone acetate.