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A 18-year-old female asked:

What are my chances of pregnancy while on depo provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
DMPA: Failure rate on DMPA ("Depo") is 1 in 200. Good wishes.

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Last updated Oct 27, 2018


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