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Depocyt Allergy (Definition)

Depocyt (Cytarabine) is a chemotherapy medication that is used for the treatment of I leukemia. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential ...Read more


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Is being on Depo-Provera bad for me?

Is being on Depo-Provera bad for me?

Your Choice: That is an impossible question to answer if you want specifics to your body, your life, your health, etc. In general, depo is a very safe, effective form of birth control. ...Read more

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Effects of Depo-Provera shot withdrawls?

Effects of Depo-Provera shot withdrawls?

Usually none: It is likely that you will not have a period for some time. Otherwise, patients usually don't have withdrawal symptoms. Return of normal menses is common, but return to fertility is expected within 6-12 months. ...Read more

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When will the Depo-Provera shot wear off?

When will the Depo-Provera shot wear off?

3 months: Depo provides effective birth control for three months. After the three months, it is no longer an effective form of birth control, but some side effects, such as irregular periods, can last another six months. ...Read more

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When does the Depo-Provera shot wear off?

Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): It must be given every 12 weeks to insure protection. ...Read more

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How long can I use the Depo-Provera shots?

How long can I use the Depo-Provera shots?

Depends: Depends on your. Nevertheless it is recommended not to use more than 2 yrs straight because it can cause bone loss. ...Read more

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Will ACE diet mess up my Depo-Provera shot?

Will ACE diet mess up my Depo-Provera shot?

Probably not: The ace dietary supplement website says it has caffeine, cocoa, and vitamins... So it should have no effect on one's depo shot. However, the ace is not a true medication (it's just an over-the-counter "supplement") so it has no reliable scientific research to prove what effects and side effects it has on real people. That also means one cannot be sure of the types and amounts of its ingredients. ...Read more

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What is it like to get a Depo-Provera shot?

What is it like to get a Depo-Provera shot?

An injection: If you are referring the the birth conrol shot, it is called depo-provera. It is a shot given every three months to prevent pregancy. There are possible side effects and you should educate yourself about those before you get it. Go to http://www.Acog.Org/~/media/for%20patients/faq159.Pdf?Dmc=1&ts=20120922t1830582752 for more information. ...Read more

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How can I get off the Depo-Provera shot safely?

How can I get off the Depo-Provera shot safely?

Stop: Getting off means not getting your next shot. That is it. There is nothing else to do except find another way to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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Will the Depo-Provera shot help me gain weight?

It may make you gain: Weight but not the best way. Eating more esp protein will do the trick. Check your ideal weight online. ...Read more

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How does Depo-Provera ortha vera affect females?

How does Depo-Provera ortha vera affect females?

Contraception: Depo-provera (an injection) is mainly used as a long-acting contraceptive in women. It usually also causes your periods to go away, sometimes for months, along with some other symptoms related to monthly cycling. It does increase metabolism but things that increase metabolism tend to increase appetite too. So if you have a weight problem it may make that worse. ...Read more

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Suppress my appetite while on Depo-Provera fast?

Suppress my appetite while on Depo-Provera fast?

Pick another method: Long term Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) treatment definitely causes weight gain. There is no easy way to suppress your appetite. I would try another method of birth control. ...Read more

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What to know before trying the Depo-Provera shot?

What to know before trying the Depo-Provera shot?

Depo- Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Depo- Provera (medroxyprogesterone) has 99% efficacy in preventing pregnancy. It must be given every 12 weeks to insure protection. A woman might become pregnant 3 to 4 months after the last Depo – Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. But it could take 6 months up to as long as two years. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about the Depo-Provera shot?

Depo-Provera shot: Depo- Provera (medroxyprogesterone) has 99% efficacy in preventing pregnancy. It must be given every 12 weeks to insure protection. ...Read more

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Can I use implanon right after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Can I use implanon right after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Yes: There is no reasons you cannot do that, but in general you need to be careful about the long term effects on your bone. Certainly calcium and vitamin d are important to take and you should speak with your doctor about monitoring your bone strength. ...Read more

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Depo Provera (Definition)

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