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i missed my depo shot last month how much time do i have until i can go back and get it

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
None: If you have been sexually acitve this month ovulation may already have occured and pregnancy is possible. Depo-provera injection can only be given dur ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Missed Depo: If you don't want to be pregnant, time to go see your doctor have a pregnancy test and get back on your depo. You don't have to bleed or have a period ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Dep side effect: Not getting your period is a normal side effect of Depo-Provera
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Depo-provera is only expected to work if it is used as prescribed. Theoretically, you could get pregnant even if you miss the shot by one day. The g ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
May be: Periods and bleeding tend to be irregularly irregular on the Depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. Do a pregnancy test for peace of mind.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can take : up to 12 months for regular ovulation to return. As this has been going on awhile, talking to your doctor may allow for treatments to improve cyclic r ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Definitely possible: If you don't want to get pregnant use condoms until you talk to your doctor about getting back on depoprovera.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: You are 1&1/2 years from returning to a normal ovulation / shedding endometrial wall cycle, and your periods are regular. I dont believe it should be ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: you can ovulate after you stop Depo-Provera shot any time. The period just a sign of you going thrue the cycle. Ovulation happens before period. Do pr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Rare: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is actually more effective in preventing pregnancy than having a tubal ligation. If injections are not missed, it i ... Read More

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