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What medications lessens the effectiveness of my depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

What medications lessens the effectiveness of my depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Drug interactions: There are plenty of great drug interaction checkers available for free on the Internet. Anytime that you are prescribed something tell your doc what you are already on. ...Read more

Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
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Depo Provera (Definition)

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Will taking estrogen lower the effectiveness of Depo-Provera since it is a pro estrogen medication?

No: Depoprovera is a progestin used by itself, not with a estrogen, for contraception. I could find no interaction with estrogen on an interaction check. If you are receiving Depoprovera injections for contraception, please inform your health care provider, and do not take any meds that have not been prescribed for you. ...Read more

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After taking Depo-Provera for endometrioma every month I have spotting. Is it normal or I have to take any medication?

Normal: I don't know if you are taking Depo-Provera Lupron or Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) (both are treatments for endometriosis), but spotting is typical with both of them... Consult your hrealthcare provider. ...Read more

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Which medications interfere with birth control, like Depo-Provera or nuvaring?

Drug interactions.: 188 medications can interfere with Depo Provera use. Check this site for full list: http://www. Drugs. Com/drug-interactions/medroxyprogesterone, depo-provera. Html ...Read more

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What to do if only other medications I'm on are the Depo-Provera and kalonopin. Should I bring it up to my doctor?

What to do if only other medications I'm on are the Depo-Provera and kalonopin. Should I bring it up to my doctor?

Yes: You should always bring a list of any medication or other product you take to your visits. This would include herbal preparations, vitamin supplements, probiotics, aspirin, etc. These products may or may not interfere with a med the doc is considering using for you. ...Read more

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I'm 22 and I don't have any high pressure or heart problems. The only medication I'm taking is the Depo-Provera shot. I want to try the raspberry ketone.?

I'm 22 and I don't have any high pressure or heart problems. The only medication I'm taking is the Depo-Provera shot. I want to try the raspberry ketone.?

Don't waste $$: Green coffee bean extract and rasberry ketones are of no value for any know medical condition. They will not help you lose weight, except in your wallet. Save your money and spend it on good food and exercise. Don't get your medical knowledge from friends, tv, the internet, or dr. Oz - he's rarely correct. ...Read more

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Metallic taste in mouth not currently on medication, nausea, and vaginal spotting what's going on? I had my last Depo-Provera shot in March this year

Metallic taste in mouth not currently on medication, nausea, and vaginal spotting what's going on? I had my last Depo-Provera shot in March this year

Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from anxiety to dental problems. Dysgeusia is not very common. Fortunately, many of the causes are temporary and not life-threatening, but the disorder does affect your quality of life. See your PCP for neurological exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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How long will it take for acne to go away caused by Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) after stopping the drug?

How long will it take for acne to go away caused by Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) after stopping the drug?

Everyone's different: I advise patients that 3 cycles or 3 months are usually needed to see the effects of starting or stopping birth control / hormonal treatments. ...Read more

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Where can I report a drug reaction, I think should be removed from the market! Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) is poison! ?

Where can I report a drug reaction, I think should be removed from the market! Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) is poison! ?

See below: The fda's adverse events reporting system (aers) is for healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses) & consumers (you) to report any problems with meds to the fda after it has been released.
Info: http://www. Fda. Gov/drugs/guidancecomplianceregulatoryinformation/surveillance/adversedrugeffects/default. Htm
submit: https://www. Accessdata. Fda. Gov/scripts/medwatch/medwatch-online. Htm. ...Read more

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How long could it take for me to get my period after getting off Depo-Provera shot? And can I get fertility drugs to help me get pregnant faster?

How long could it take for me to get my period after getting off Depo-Provera shot? And can I get fertility drugs to help me get pregnant faster?

Up to 9 months: You possibly might not see a period for 9 months from your last shot, although it is usually quicker. This assumes your periods were regular before you started the Depo. Fertility drugs are not appropriate in this situation and would be of marginal benefit even if you could find someone who would prescribe them ...Read more

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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

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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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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-Provera 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?

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

Dr. Francine Mosley
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Provera (Definition)

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