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Backaches, headaches, nauseous and exhausted all the time, have missed my period too. been on the depo-provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) since october, pregnancy or?

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Could be...: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can cause this type of symptoms, especially absence of periods. However, if you strongly suspect you could be pregnant get a home base test for confirmation. Follow up with your GYN provider if symptoms get worse over time.

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