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Changing From Depo Provera To Microgynon
I took microgynon then micronor (norethindrone). Changed to Depo-Provera provera instead not near my period. Do I need extra precautions for 7 or 14 days?
I started microgynon after have the Depo-Provera injection once a few months ago: I haven't bled in my pill free week. Should I be worried?
Can taking depo-provera injection and microgynon together to treat side effects of a fibroid and dub be harmful? .
Not usually: The only time this is a problem is when you are on these medications for prolonged periods of time. See your Provider for a discussion of the SE. It is better to have the bleeding under control. So the benefits outweigh the risks for you at this time. ...Read more
No: Not from the Depo-Provera shot. May be other causes. ...Read more
I just changed from depo provera to oralcon pills. Read about the side effects. With depo I gained weight so much. Will it be so with oralcon too?
I've been on Depo-Provera for 2 months since nov 21 and before that I haven't got one 5 to 6 months, does that change the effectiveness of the shot? Any less?
No: Whether you bleed or not makes no difference in the effectiveness of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). ...Read more
I been on deop for 4 yr and I been off Depo-Provera for 6 mon now I get my peried every month but it didn't come yet. What is the change I am preganant?
I recently switched to the Depo-Provera shot and I and I have rumors of serious weight gain. I noticed a changed in my appetite. How do I stop these cravings?
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
Is there a way to avoid gaining weight on Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone)? I have gained appx 5 lbs (112-116 lbs) in two months w/o diet change but I've been exercising
What could be the cause of bad cramps and headaches and mood changes after getting the Depo-Provera shot?
Estrogen: I assume your are talking about injection of long-acting sex hormones, usually prescribed for contraception or excessive uterine bleeding. If so, the answer to your question is "yes, most assuredly" better think twice about having another such injection because effects of one injection often persist for as long as three months. ...Read more
Extreme nausea and mood changes on Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) what can this be from and how can I stop this?
Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Stop your depot for a few days and see what develops. If things are better contact your doctor and let her/him know and follow up. ...Read more
Very unlikely: Discuss with your PCP, food habits, exercise routine or lack thereof, underlying depression, anemia, reflux are some of the causes for your symptoms, your doctor will be able to further assess. If your cycles are regular now, use of Depot Provera in the remote past, is not likely to cause any hormone changes responsible for the above symptoms. ...Read more
Why does all birth control change the color of discharge? I'm barely experiencing the change of color my discharge since I got my Depo-Provera injection.
Unclear: I hadn't heard that birth control changes the color of one's discharge? Definitely a progesterone only hormone like Depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can change the consistency of the discharge, but I hadn't heard about it changing the color. The bottom line, unless your discharge is itchy or foul-smelling, there's likely nothing wrong with your vagina or discharge. ...Read more
At night while sleeping my body temp changes I become very hot like having hot flashes. The air is always in the 60's. Could this be Depo-Provera side effects?
Flashes: Yes this could be Depo-Provera side effects. ...Read more
I'm on the Depo-Provera shot. The first shot I didn't have a period for those 3month now my 2nd shot I've been on for a month. I'm scheduled to take the 3rd shot in 20days what are the changes that i'll continue bleeding like this?
Significant: Many woman have irrigular cycles while on Depo-Provera shots. ...Read more
Taking a break from my Depo-Provera it's been 3years. I did not get the shot now my nipples are very sore, side effect? & will I see a change in my body?
Hormones: Now that you are off depoprovera you will return to your normal hormonal state. Any symptoms you have will no longer be related to depoprovera. ...Read more
On Depo-Provera for almost a year, next shot 5/5/15. I wanna change to the implant. Will I get periods, gain weight, lose weight, spotting? I hate depo. Help!
Why is it that my Depo-Provera shot changes how much discharge is being made and what it looks like? I have no infections or stds, I've been tested. Hormones?
Hormones: Progesterone (the provera (medroxyprogesterone) in Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)) causes the cervical mucous to thicken and vaginal secretions. ...Read more
I am 19 years old, I took the Depo Provera shot 3 months ago. I had some negative side affects. I was very depressed and constant mood changes, I also gained a lot of weight (to the point where my stomach bothers me when I sit, and my back begins to hurt
Depo and weight: I'd see your doctor because I suspect there is something else causing all of your complaints. ...Read more
Since April 21. I do cramp and have brown discharge. No blood no period. Is this the hormonal change of Depo-Provera or should I be worried?
Probably normal: If have have received your Depo-Provera at the appropriate times, the brown discharge is most likely blood and is a common side effect with depo-provera. ...Read more
Have sore boobs when I usually don't. Have had unprotected sex. On the Depo-Provera shot. No other changes but is there a high pregnancy risk?
I was on the Depo-Provera shot then changed to desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) but stopped due to nausea so how long should bleeding last?
Hard to say: Many women will bleed for as long as 3 months with depo-provera, despite taking the Desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) or not. It will generally improve with subsequent injections, but can take a couple of shots to improve. ...Read more
If the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) (?) birth control is incorrectly injected will it still do its job or is there a risk of pregnancy. Recent mood changes/cravings
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): What does it mean by incorrectly injecting depo-provera? It's an intramuscular injection so I would think if it is injected in the muscle, it should work just fine. ...Read more
I'm 20 years old with weird spasms in my pelvic and urinating often. I urinated a white it seemed to be tissue. I was on the Depo-Provera shot for the 3 months starting in june. Everything changes irregular periods and also depression. I'm curious if I'm
Depo: Yes is good. Do shot every 11-13 weeks. Needs a negative pregnancy test before the 1st shot, and if you are late for the shot (more than 13 weeks). Cannot smoke, should not have high blood pressure, or history of blood clots. I like to check blood pressure on each shot. You period maybe irregular initially, but eventually you won't have period as long as you are using depo. ...Read more
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