Definitions for "Depo-Provera"
A drug containing a long-acting synthetic hormones (medroxyprogesterone acetate); used as an injectable form of birth control in women, and as a form of chemical castration in men.
A form of birth control, Depo-Provera requires injections of a high dose of progestin every two to three months. Progestin stops the body's production of progesterone and estrogen, hormones essential to fertility.
This injected form of birth control requires injections of progestin every two or three months