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Is the Depo-Provera shot good?

Is the Depo-Provera shot good?

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

Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
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Depo Provera (Definition)

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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-Provera is a very safe, effective form of birth control. ...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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What are the effects of the Depo-Provera injection?

What are the effects of the Depo-Provera injection?

Possible side effect: Possible side effects include (but aren’t limited to): ^ weight, irregular periods & breakthrough bleeding, v libido, dizziness, headaches, acne, abdominal pain, breast soreness, depression, v bone density, anxiety, depression, fatigue, heavy bleeding, blood clot & stroke. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of the Depo-Provera shot?

What are the pros and cons of the Depo-Provera shot?

Depo pros/cons: Pros: effective for contraception, only every 3 months, no estrogen effects
Cons: shot, breakthrough bleeding may occur, does not prevent STD's

Thanks for being proactive at age 16 about pregnancy prevention You have so much to enjoy the next few years without a baby to have to care for. ...Read more

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What are all the side affects of the Depo-Provera shot?

What are all the side affects of the Depo-Provera shot?

Many: All of the side effects? How about the most common side effects? The most common side effects are irregular vaginal bleeding (irregular periods), which includes spotting. Headaches. Occasionally will cause mood changes like depression. Loss of bone density if you are on Depo-Provera long term (over 2 years). Often times patients may complain of weight gain, but the research doesn't prove that. ...Read more

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Spotting but on depo provera?

Spotting: Spotting can occur while on depo provera especially within the first 6 months. It is within normal limits. ...Read more

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Does Depo-Provera prevera abort a baby?

Does Depo-Provera prevera abort a baby?

NO: Depoprovera should not be used in attempts to abort a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does penicillin affect Depo-Provera shot?

No: There are no significant interactions known for penicillin and depo. You can take take both at the same time. ...Read more

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Coming off Depo-Provera do you bleed alot?

Coming off Depo-Provera do you bleed alot?

Variable: Every woman responds differently to hormones. Depending on the length of time using hormones and your cycle prior to using hormones, your periods may be variable in length and flow for up to 12 months after discontinuing. ...Read more

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Could the Depo-Provera shot make you lactate?

Could the Depo-Provera shot make you lactate?

Yes: Depo-progesterone can cause proliferation of breast tissue which can lead to galactorrhea or a milky breast discharge. ...Read more

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What is the side effect if I use Depo-Provera ?

What is the side effect if I use Depo-Provera ?

Usually none: "depo" is effective birth control and side effects are uncommon. Irregular bleeding is common initially but is usually light and tends to get better with time, missing a period for an extended time often occurs after several months but is not a medical problem. Weight gain is sometimes a concern and may require careful food control and regular excercise. ...Read more

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Can I do the Depo-Provera shot and take the pill?

Can I do the Depo-Provera shot and take the pill?

Yes: Yes you could. .. This is sometimes done when there is a lot of excess bleeding from depo. As for birth control alone you do not need to... And likely should not do both methods extra protection. There are other things you could take or use if you are looking for more coverage. ...Read more

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Can coming off the Depo-Provera make you feel sick?

Can coming off the Depo-Provera make you feel sick?

Not typically: It is not typical for women to experience side effects related to the wearing-off of the Depo-Provera shot. I would suggest to you that the symptoms you are feeling are more likely related to normal cycle related symptoms that were suppressed when you were on the Depo-Provera shot. That being said, any reproductive age woman complaining of feeling "sick" should also check a pregnancy test! ...Read more

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Can i detox to get the Depo-Provera out of my system?

Can i detox to get the Depo-Provera out of my system?

No: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) takes over three months to leave your system. There is no practical way to remove it faster. ...Read more

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I'm on Depo-Provera and having brown blood is this ok?

I'm on Depo-Provera and having brown blood is this ok?

Depo: When you cut your finger in the kitchen the bleeding is bright red, then dark red, then brown in the form of a scab. This occurs as the blood oxidizes. The transit time through your vagina was long enough so that the blood oxidized. Therefore the brown discharge is normal. ...Read more

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Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) one day before sex?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) is: Effective immediately in preventing pregnancy if given during the first five days of menstruation. Best wishes! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/women/birth-control-depo-provera. ...Read more

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Can i be on paragard and Depo-Provera at the same time?

Yes: Paraguard is a non hormonal method and depo-provera is a hormonal method of contraception, they can be used at the same time. The paraguard can cause heavy menstrual flow, and the depo-provera tends to cause decreased menstrual flow over time. You might use both at the same time for a short time to control bleeding problems. ...Read more

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Im bleeding on Depo-Provera why and when will it stop ?

Im bleeding on Depo-Provera why and when will it stop
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Common side efect: This is a very common side-effect. Usually stops within 3 months, but I have known patients who have bled a lot longer even after stopping the depot. Even though pregnancy is rare whilst on depot, this should be ruled out. ...Read more

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I'm bleeding on the Depo-Provera shot will it ever stop?

I'm bleeding on the Depo-Provera shot will it ever stop?

Eventually: It may last up to 1.5 years after your last shot. A real down side of that medicine. So you will likely need to wait and see what happens. But you may need other treatment in the meantime if the bleeding is a problem. ...Read more

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I think i might be sterile from Depo-Provera shot, help?

Why?: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can have a prolonged effect and a delay in the return of normal hormonal cycling. Because the medicine is deposited in the muscle and is slowly released over time, you have to wait for that process to complete. It will typically be longer than the 3 month interval for your shot schedule and may be up to 6 months or more. How long ago was your last shot? ...Read more

Dr. Francine Mosley
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