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Depo Provera No Period First Shot
I took first shot Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) on first day of period how long will period last?
Had Depo-Provera shot was off for 12 days and had unprotected sex then got Depo-Provera shot again but no period, had period before the the first Depo-Provera
Grace period: Depotprovera should ideally be given every 12 weeks, but there is a grace period of 2 weeks, before the next shot has to be given to effectively prevent pregnancy. There does not need to be a menstrual period during the extended time period before the next shot. If one wanted to be sure, a pregnancy test will need to be done the earliest a week after unprotected intercourse. ...Read more
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
No period since october 2012 - my last shot of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). Bleeding during intercourse. What do I do. Ttc?
It's not normal: It's not normal to go so long without a period; contact your gyn who gave you the shot and ask to be tested to find out why you're not menstruating. Good luck! ...Read more
Before ttc, how long must I wait after stopping the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) birth control shot?
At least 3 months: Your last injection will be effective for at least 12 weeks of contraception. You can try to conceive after that. Depo-provera contraceptive can delay the return of fertility for up to 18 months. 90% of women without a prior fertility problem will conceive within 1 year of stopping depo-provera. ...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
I had the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot twice and haven't had a period since until today...Is this normal?
How long after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) will periods be normal? Last shot 8/01/13. Last period was 10/28/13. Almost two months. No possibility of pregnancy.
Variable: There are many different things that contribute to how long after stopping depoprovera it takes for the ovaries to start working again and menses to resume. This includes how long a person has been taking the depoprovera, body size (fat stores the hormone), and baseline ovarian function. 2-3 months is pretty normal. ...Read more
Is having no menstrual period for a year after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) normal?
Yes: You should see your doctor and get some hormonal assistance to "jump start" your cycle, though. It is not good to have less than four periods a year. ...Read more
No : That is why it works to prevent ptegnancy ...Read more
I've been off depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 4 months now, was suppose to get my shot end february, no period had spotting at the beginningfeb. Ideas period going?
Depo amennorea: hi jennifer830 If your last depo shot was Feb 2015, you can expect quite a prolonged period of amenorrea or no period, until the periods kick in. The reason is that depo is a powerful inhibitor of the pituitary ovarian axis and it takes a long time for your pituary to start producing FSH and LH in sufficient quantity to cause an ovulation surge with return to normal cycle. at 6mo see GYN thx ...Read more
Had first depo injection on last day of my period (was spotting). missed my next period, been having unprotected sex since depo, am I pregnant?
Probably not: It's normal for periods to become irregular after starting the Depo shot. In fact, after a year of being on the depo most women stop having periods entirely (which is normal and ok). The chances of becoming pregnant in a given year while on the depo shot are less than 1%. A home pregnancy test will still work just fine if you're very concerned. ...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
Last Depo-Provera shot missed in last nov regular period not returned, light spotting once. Unprotected sex, average flow bleeding for 4 days after. Pregnant?
Maybe: It can take up to 18 months for a period to get back to regular after using depo-provera shot. The longer you used it, the longer it tends to take. But if you've been having sex, pregnancy is possible even if you never got a period back. Home urine pregnancy tests are very accurate, so run one to be sure. ...Read more
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