Baton Rouge, LA
A 18-year-old female asked:
What are my chances of pregnancy while on depo provera (medroxyprogesterone)?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gerard Honoreanswered
Fertility Medicine 31 years experience
DMPA: Failure rate on DMPA ("Depo") is 1 in 200. Good wishes.
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San Pablo, CA
A 19-year-old female asked:
Can the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot mess up your chances for pregnancy ?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles Whitinganswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
No: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) won't decrease your chances of getting pregnant after it wears off. You should know, however, that it takes about 8 months to completely wear off. Its only "guaranteed" for 3 months but it will dimish your chances of getting pregnant for 8 months after your last injection. After that, it doesn't affect your pregnancy chances. Best wishes!
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Does Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) provide protection against pregnancy?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. T. Allen Merrittanswered
Neonatology 51 years experience
It's a contraceptive: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) does provide contraception protection for about 3 months as placed subcutaneously. No contraceptive is 100% so protected sexual intercourse in recommended. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) does not protect against veneral diseases, hpv, or hvi.
5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 21-year-old member asked:
Can Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) affect a pregnancy test?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michio Abeanswered
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No: But if you are thinking about pregnancy, you shouldn't be on depo-provera. Pregnancy is possible when you stop using the birth control injections, but it may be delayed. This method of birth control is not recommended for someone who wants to get pregnant quickly after discontinuing use.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
I've been having pregnancy symptoms but im on the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) can you tell me why im having these symptoms?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwokanswered
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Doctor to evaluate: A return visit to the ob-gyn doctor can help figure out the pregnancy symptoms. The doctor can do a pregnancy test to verify non-pregnancy. A physical exam and some blood tests can help find out if there are stomach problems, hormonal imbalances, or other things that might cause pregnancy-like symptoms.
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Last updated Oct 27, 2018
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