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Depo Provera Heavy Period
Depoprovera: Depoprovera is a injectable contraceptive medication that last 3 months in your body. It is very strong and chances of becoming pregnant while on this contraceptive are rare although never impossible.It functions by thickening the cervical mucous and changing the endometrium in addition to suppresing ovulation.Side effect like abnormal bleeding are very common and can last months after last dose. ...Read more
Prolonged bleeding? Took provera (medroxyprogesterone) to start period for irregular/absent period. Took microgestin for 3 weeks still bleeding since started period.
Medicines to help: You could have be given another medicine to stop bleeding. You should have your hemoglobin and thyroid function. You should be tested for infection. ...Read more
Does provera (medroxyprogesterone) prevent ovulation? Not Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)
Depends on when: Oral Provera (medroxyprogesterone) when taken at the onset of a menstrual cycle in large doses can arrest ovulation as well as any bleeding until it is stopped. Otherwise, if given after estrogen has been initiated during the first 10 days of the cycle will not have the same effect. ...Read more
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): Yes, one can have menstrual cramps with no bleeding on Depo-provers although it is unusual. Cramps usually occur in the first year of using this method. After that, ovulation is suppressed so much that cramps do not usually occur. Always check to make sure you are not pregnant if you have not had your Depo-injections regularly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No : That is why it works to prevent ptegnancy ...Read more
Shoud I be skipping periods after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone).Beacuse im tryin to get pregnant?
Maybe: Hard to know from your question. If you are on provera, (medroxyprogesterone) you may be skipping periods. If you are off provera, (medroxyprogesterone) you may be skipping periods. If you are trying to get pregnant and off provera, (medroxyprogesterone) you may get pregnant. If you are on Provera (medroxyprogesterone) and trying to get pregnant, get off the Provera (medroxyprogesterone) if you want to get pregnant. If there is concern, see your gyn and discuss thoroughly. ...Read more
Got provera (medroxyprogesterone) withdrawl bleed on Sunday, then started bc pill again...following Sunday got period! Continue pill pack? Why period now?
Yes continue pills: you may continue to have breakthrough or unpredictable bleeding while taking the pill. Continue to use birth control pills as prescribed. not all bleeding is "your period" , and you do not get a " period" on the pill. bleeding that occurs on hormonal contraception (like the birth control pill , ring or patch) is a withdrawal bleed if during the placebo pills, or breakthrough bleed other times. ...Read more
Stopped BCP 4days after period stopped. Sex on BC &used condom 1-3days after period ended. 11days after stopping BCP had few cramps. Ovulating?
Unlikely: Most women will ovulate late after going off the pill. You might be ovulating, but I wouldn't count on it. Your next period will probably be late, because you'll probably ovulate late. ...Read more
Very gassy,nauseous,excessive fatique.3 mts after 1st Depo-Provera shot expired,mild cramps, period next week,unprotected sex all month.pregnant?
Possible pregnancy: You could be pregnant. Please obtain a test. ...Read more
Could i be pregnant during my first Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot? I missed my period.
Probably not : If the first shot was given during the first 5 days during your last period then the possibility of you being pregnant is low. Change in bleeding pattern/ irregular period/ no bleeding at all is common with depo shot. If you think you may be pregnant see your for evaluation. Talk with your doctor about calcium + vit d supplementation to help prevent bone loss. Practice safe sex, use condoms. ...Read more
Regular menses?: It may take several months for hormone levels to return to normal after Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is stopped. The easiest way to evaluate your cycle is to measure estradiol/fsh on cycle day 3, then follow the maturation of the ovarian follicle by ultrasound and monitor Estradiol levels at midcycle. If ovulating, your Progesterone should rise to about 15 by cycle day 24 or 25. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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