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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
939 doctors shared insights

Depo Provera (Overview)

Depo-Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Does provera (medroxyprogesterone) prevent ovulation? Not Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)

Does provera (medroxyprogesterone) prevent ovulation?  Not Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)

Depends on when: Oral Provera (medroxyprogesterone) when taken at the onset of a menstrual cycle in large doses can arrest ovulation as well as any bleeding until it is stopped. Otherwise, if given after estrogen has been initiated during the first 10 days of the cycle will not have the same effect. ...Read more

Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
939 doctors shared insights

Depo Provera (Overview)

Depo-Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Depo shot heavy bleeding?

Depo shot heavy bleeding?

See below: You should talk to your doctor about starting a birth control pill. ...Read more

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What are teh Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) side effects?

Varies: The most common side effects with Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) include irregular, frequent bleeding and also weight gain. While these are the most common possible side effects, they do not happen to everyone. ...Read more

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Side effect of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Side effect of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Bad stuff: Like possible malformities ; so please consult with your doctor. Tomorrow. Yes, it is serious! ...Read more

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What are the positives and negatives of the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

What are the positives and negatives of the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Contraception: Big positive is effective contraception. Avoid remembering to take a pill everyday. Periods, if any, may be lighter. Drawbacks are weight gain, hair loss, mood changes & irregular vaginal bleeding to name a few. ...Read more

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Spotting but on depo provera?

Spotting but on depo provera?

Spotting: Spotting can occur while on depo provera especially within the first 6 months. It is within normal limits. ...Read more

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Can Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) terminate 1week pregnancy?

Can Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) terminate 1week pregnancy?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): Should not be used in attempts to terminate a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) a trustworthy contraception?

Is Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) a trustworthy contraception?

Yes: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is a very effective form of birth control that is close to 99% effective in preventing pregnancy if injections are given on time. Injections are given every 3 months in your doctor's office. No pills to remember, no foreign bodies, and nothing to do prior to intercourse. It is a very reliable birth control option. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is provera (medroxyprogesterone) effective?

For what? : Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is effective at helping to bring on a period, to decrease heavy periods, to treat ehdometrial hyperplasia. ...Read more

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Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) one day before sex?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) one day before  sex?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) is: Effective immediately in preventing pregnancy if given during the first five days of menstruation. Best wishes! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/women/birth-control-depo-provera. ...Read more

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Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) will period stop straight away?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) will period stop straight away?

Sometimes: A significant number of women about 50% will have their periods stop after 6 months. Some will have no periods right away but most women actually have irregular periods for the first 3-6 months. ...Read more

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Does marijuanna affect the depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Does marijuanna affect the depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

No except...: you may forget the shot. keep your wits about you okay? ...Read more

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Can I use implanon right after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Can I use implanon right after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Yes: There is no reasons you cannot do that, but in general you need to be careful about the long term effects on your bone. Certainly calcium and vitamin d are important to take and you should speak with your doctor about monitoring your bone strength. ...Read more

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How long after getting your Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot does it work ?

How long after getting your Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot does it work ?

Maybe immediately: If you get the birth control shot within the first seven days after the start of your period, you are protected from pregnancy immediately. If you get the shot within five days after miscarriage or an abortion, or within three weeks after giving birth, you are protected from pregnancy immediately. Otherwise, you need to use some form of backup birth control, like a condom, diaphragm or sponge. ...Read more

Dr. Francine Mosley
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Provera (Definition)

Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more