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can laxatives, like nuez de la india interfiere with depo-provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)? i have gain so much weight with depo-provera i really need to loose some now, thanks

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Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Laxative abuse: laxatives in general are a bad strategy for weight loss. There are no studies on the efect on depoprovera. Diet modification exercise reduction on carbs is probably a better strategy

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