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Depo Provera Lead Birth Defects
No: Conceiving and then getting a Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot as conception is not ideal. However, Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) doesn't usually cause any fetal anomalies. Of course, every woman is at risk of having a baby with a birth defect. But Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) isn't known for causing birth defects.
Are there any birth defects if a woman gets a Depo-Provera shot and she didn't know she was pregnant?
I got the Depo-Provera shot and didn't wait long enough before having sex. Now im pregnant and am worried the babay will have birth defects. Should I terminate?
NO: Let me understand - just in the rare case that your baby might have a problem, you'd kill it? I know you are scared, but killing the baby is not the solution. Talk to your obgyn and get the specific answers that you need. Choose life.See 1 more doctor answer
Do birth control pills (or other methods such as mirena, (levonorgestrel) Depo-Provera etc) lead to infertility?
No: As long as you do not have or have never had a history of sexually transmitted disease, you should be able to conceive at the same fertility rate as any non contraceptive user. There are of course other causes of infertility. But, the above methods should not cause infertility.
See below: The most common side effects are irregular menstrual bleeding (or no bleeding at all) and weight gain. At one year, around 45% of women have no periods. After another year up to 75% of women have no periods. (Is that a side effect or a benefit?) Less common side effects are headaches mood changes, dizziness and decreased sex drive. Its very effective contraception! Best wishes!
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Not according to. ..: An online drug drug interaction checker. With oral antibiotics there is an association of decreased effectiveness, but nothing shows on the interaction reference I checked.
Yes: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is a Progesterone injection that is needed every three months for birth control. It can also help with heavy bleeding and painful periods. It is very effective. Most women experience decreased menstrual bleeding, with some no longer having periods. It is a generally safe drug, but you should talk to your doctor about whether it is a good option for you.
Yes: Yes it is. But it vary form one woman to the other. Its good for 3 month and you don't have to take pill every day; minimum side affect.See 2 more doctor answers
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): Hello Shalonda, Depo provera does not take 12 months to get out of your system or it would be a once a year shot and not an every 3 months shot. If you stop taking depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) it will be out of your system in days to weeks and you can get pregnant. Take care of yourself.See 1 more doctor answer
Within days: Most people who have side effwct from dmpa have them within a few days to weks.
How will u know when Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) birth control is out of system after having only one shot?
I'm on an progestion only birth controll haven't had a period yet just got off the Depo-Provera and still haven't had a period. Help?
Normal: It can take 6-13 months to get a period after being on depo proverb even when you start on a new birth control. In addition progesterone only birth control pills can occasionally cause someone to not have bleeding with menses. It would be a good idea to take pregnancy test just in case. If negative continue your birth control as prescribed
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