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A 25-year-old female asked:

Started prenatals a month after my last shot and got my period right away. that was four months ago is the shot out of my system?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Shot of what?: I assume you mean the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. If that was the case, then yes, it is out of your system.
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Sometimes it can take a few months for the effects of the depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot to wear off, but if you started having regular periods, the shot is out of your system.

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