A 20-year-old female asked:
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is it ok to have your period for a month after first depo?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depoprovera effect: Depoprovera is one of the most effective forms of birth control as long as you get the shot every 3 months as directed. Irregular or absent periods are an expected side effect. Failure rates are 1-3%. It works after about 7 days. Bleeding patterns vary widely from person to person. Many have no bleeding at all. Some will. Either is ok.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013

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