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A 19-year-old female asked:

What are the chances of an accidental pregnancy while your on depo-provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) and have perfect use of the shot?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
DEPO works: There is nothing in your question that would provide a clue as to what your real worry is about. I can tell you that the Depo-Provera shot is very effective at preventing unwanted pregnancy.

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A 20-year-old female asked:

If i were to take my Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot last minute would it increase the chances of pregnancy?

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A 19-year-old female asked:

Can the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot mess up your chances for pregnancy ?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 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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Can Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) terminate 1week pregnancy?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): Should not be used in attempts to terminate a pregnancy.

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