MPA

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MPAMaster of Public Administration
MPAMarine Protected Area (ecology/environment)
MPAMaster of Public Administration (UK)
MPAMagazine Publishers of America
MPAMaritime and Port Authority
MPAMusic Publishers' Association
MPAMaster Plan Amendment (various locations)
MPAMaster Photographers Association (UK)
MPAMetropolitan Police Authority (UK)
MPAMicroscopic Polyangiitis (vasculitis)
MPAMaster Plumbers Association (Wisconsin)
MPAMasters in Public Affairs (various schools)
MPAMotion Picture Association
MPAMusical Performance Anxiety (psychology)
MPAMaterials Physics and Applications
MPAMedroxyprogesterone Acetate (progestin used in Hormone Replacement Therapy)
MPAMemorandum of Points and Authorities (legal document)
MPAMerseyside Police Authority (UK)
MPAMaterialpruefungsanstalt (Werkstofftechnologie Materialpruefungsanstalt Stuttgart)
MPAMegaPascal (SI derived unit of pressure or stress)
MPAMetropolitan Planning Authority (Australia)
MPAMilk Protein Allergy
MPAMaritime Patrol Aircraft (US Navy)
MPAMultiple Precision Arithmetic
MPAMax-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik
MPAMortgage Professional Australia (magazine)
MPAMetropolitan Planning Area
MPAMastering Packet Analysis
MPAMpeg Audio
MPAMultiple Precision Arithmetics
MPAMobile Personal Assistant
MPAMultiplexing Proxy Agent
MPAMemory Pad Architecture
MPAMario Party Advance (video game)
MPAMultiple Project Assurance
MPAMedical Products Agency (Sweden)
MPAMyanma Port Authority (Myanmar)
MPAMarriage Protection Act
MPAMagazine Publishers Association
MPAMaine Principals' Association
MPAMaster Price Agreement (various locations)
MPAMacedonian Press Agency
MPAMassachusetts Police Association
MPAMusic Phone Adapter
MPAMaster of Professional Accountancy
MPAMedical Power of Attorney (legal document)
MPAMidwestern Psychological Association
MPAMorgan Park Academy
MPAMichigan Press Association
MPAMichigan Pharmacists' Association
MPAMusic Performance Assessment
MPAMarriage Protection Amendment
MPAMicrosoft Product Activation
MPAMulti-Purpose Amplifier
MPAMotorcar Parts of America (Torrance, CA)
MPAMassachusetts Port Authority
MPAMouvement pour l'Autodétermination (French: Movement for Self-Determination; political movement)
MPAmedial preoptic area
MPAMovie Props Association (dealer association)
MPAMpacha, Namibia (Airport Code)
MPAMassachusetts Psychological Association
MPAMember Provincial Assembly (Pakistan)
MPAMental Pain and Anguish (international law)
MPAMicrosoft Project Association (original name; now known as Official Industry Association for Microsoft Office Project)
MPAMain Propulsion Assistant
MPAMaine People's Alliance
MPAMajor Projects Association (Oxford, UK)
MPAMissouri Pharmacy Association (Jefferson City, MO)
MPAMilitary Personnel Appropriation
MPAMagnetospheric Plasma Analyzer
MPAMicrostrip Patch Antenna
MPAMissouri Pork Association
MPAMichigan Petroleum Association
MPAMulti-Port Amplifier
MPAMessage Passing Algorithm
MPAMarketing & Public Affairs
MPAManpower Authorization
MPAMouvement Populaire Anjouanais (Comoros)
MPAMilitary Personnel Army (Military Personnel Army Financial Management System, MPA FMS)
MPAMilli Pascal
MPAMaster Purchasing Agreement
MPAMalaysian Psychiatric Association
MPAMount Pleasant Airfield (Falkland Islands)
MPAMilk Producers Association
MPAMagic Plate Armor (gaming)
MPAMontana Psychological Association
MPAMount Pisgah Academy
MPAMultiagent Planning Architecture
MPAMilitary Pay and Allowances
MPAMissile Procurement, Army
MPAMarine Physician Assistant (US Merchant Marines)
MPAManitoba Pharmaceutical Association (Canada)
MPAMotivation, Power & Achievement Society (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
MPAMulti-Program Handshaking
MPAMotion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals (also seen as MPAPAI)
MPAMotion På Arbejdspladsen (Denmark)
MPAMilitary Performance Average (US Air Force Academy)
MPAMission Planning Agent
MPAMinnesota Percussion Association
MPAMinor Physical Anomaly (psychology)
MPAMaster of Performing Arts
MPAMesa Police Association (Mesa, AZ)
MPAManingrida Progress Association (community-owned business organisation; Maningrida, Arnhem Land, Australia)
MPAModern Poetry Association (now The Poetry Foundation)
MPAMaster Printers of America
MPAMilitary Personnel Account
MPAMedical Practice Administrator
MPAMultiple Payload Adapter
MPAMathematical Processes and Applications (UK)
MPAMass Parking Apron (airfield operations)
MPAMost Placeable Applicant
MPAMouvement pour les Autonomies (French: Movement for Autonomy; Italian political party)
MPAMaintenance Program Assist
MPAMatrix Pade Approximation
MPAMail Processing Annex (USPS)
MPAMalawi Procurement Authority
MPAManitoba Psychiatric Association
MPAMichigan Paraoptometric Association
MPAMaguire Peristaltic Automatic (pump series)
MPAMaterials Preparing Activity
MPAMinot Pagan Alliance
MPAMaster Power Amplifier
MPAMaintenance Planning Advice
MPAMy Professional Advice (Maryland)
MPAMaryland & Pennsylvania Railroad Company
MPAMichael Price Associates
MPAMarkov Process Algebra
MPAMicropurchase Automation
MPAMain Payment Account
MPAMatrix Power Amplifier
MPAMission, Production, and Awards System (Army)
MPAMaster Partnership Agreement
MPAMongolian Printing Association
MPAMultiple Product Advertisement
MPAManufacturing Program Analysis
MPAMaximal Progress Assumption
MPAMeasurement of Unconfined Compression Strength
MPAModification Proposal & Analysis
MPAMaterial Protection Area
MPAMultiple Pulsewidth Acquisition
MPAMajor Project Approval (Australia)
MPAMask-Programmed Array
MPAMultiple Product Announcement
MPAMultiple-Processor Aware
MPAMontcrest Parents' Association
MPAMaster Problemlösnings Analys
MPAMoss Park Armories (Canadian Forces Reserve Armory in Toronto)
MPAManagement Production Assistant
MPAMasters Physician Assistant (academic degree)
MPAMaintenance Proactive Affecting (Sprint)
MPAMessage Protection Appliance (Ironport)
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Oral medroxyprogesterone acetate, prescribed at high dosages, is also effective for pelvic pain caused by endometriosis.
Each participant selected the contraceptive method she preferred: 58 girls selected injectable medroxyprogesterone acetate, 71 opted for an oral contraceptive pill, and 19 picked barrier contraception.
Use of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) is associated with a greater degree of bone loss, but this loss is largely reversible at the spine.
For example, studies have shown that pretreatment counseling about expected side effects increases approximately fourfold the acceptability and continuation of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate. (1,2)
Lunelle combines 25 mg of medroxyprogesterone acetate and 5 mg of estradiol cypionate in 0.5 cc of an aqueous solution administered in a monthly injection.
In women who took a continuous combination regimen, progesterone and medroxyprogesterone acetate treatments were associated with a lower rate of breast cancer than were norethindrone acetate or norgestrel regimens.
Bone loss associated with depot medroxyprogesterone acetate was reversible in a prospective population-based cohort study.
When the estrogen-progestin arm of the WHI was halted in 2002, investigators noted that use of conjugated equine estrogen (CEE) plus medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) overall was associated with a 29% increase in the risk of CAD (hazard ratio [HR], 1.29; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.02-1.63) and a more than 200% increase in the risk of venous thromboembolism (HR, 2.11; 95% CI, 1.49-2.87), compared with placebo.
Yet no HDL benefit was seen in 20% of the women who were randomized to estrogen alone and in 60% of those who were randomized to estrogen plus medroxyprogesterone acetate, said Dr.