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What does DMPA stand for?

DMPA stands for Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

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TORONTO -- Bone mineral density loss in female adolescents receiving depot medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception was substantially or fully reversible following discontinuation of the drug, based on study results.
While depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) is a highly effective contraceptive used by millions of women, its use is associated with bone mineral density loss, raising concerns about long-term risk of osteoporosis and/or fractures.
BOSTON -- Immediate initiation of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate to adolescent and young adult women seeking the contraceptive injection resulted in higher continuation rates and substantially diminished unintended pregnancy rates at 6 months, compared with the use of alternative, short-term hormonal methods meant to bridge the period between initial request and injection at a later date, Vaughn I.