A 47-year-old member asked:
after getting a depo-provera shot for birth control, does the shot go into affect right away?
1 doctor answer
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on timing: If you got it when starting a regular cycle, or while on another form of contraception like the pill then immediate. If in question, use back up protection for a min of 10 days.
Answered on May 15, 2012
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