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  1. Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

    A synthetic, acetate derivative of the sex hormone progesterone. Medroxyprogesterone 17-acetate (NCI04)

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  1. Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

    A synthetic progestin that is derived from 17-hydroxyprogesterone. It is a long-acting contraceptive that is effective both orally or by intramuscular injection and has also been used to treat breast and endometrial neoplasms.

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