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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
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Depo Provera (Definition)

Depo-Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


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Does the Depo-Provera shot take away your sex drive drive?

Possibly: You did not mention what type of depo shot. There is a possibility of diminishing libido but there can be other factors too that would require further evaluation by your physician. ...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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How soon after getting off the Depo-Provera shot can I take clomid (clomiphene)?

How soon after getting off the Depo-Provera shot can I take clomid (clomiphene)?

Ask your gyn: If you were my pt , you would have to wait at least 3 months and i would make u wait 6 mos to make sure all of the depo is out of your system or at 4-5 months if you have a period. ...Read more

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After one Depo-Provera shot , i didn't take my second shot and since i've stopped I have bled for over a month ! i'm scared , please help me ! :(?

After one Depo-Provera shot , i didn't take my second shot and since i've stopped I have bled for over a month ! i'm scared , please help me ! :(?

Expected : There is no reason to be scared. This is exactly what one would expect. Stopping the Depo-Provera shot triggered the bleeding. Your options are to restart the shot, start birth control pills, get a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, or wait it out until your cycles return to normal. ...Read more

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If I stop the Depo-Provera shot and start to take the birth control pill will that make my period come and could I get pregnant off that?

If I stop the Depo-Provera shot and start to take the birth control pill will that make my period come and could I get pregnant off that?

Yes and no: Yes, if you start birth control pills you should resume having periods, although they may be somewhat irregular while the Depo gets out of your system. No, you should not get pregnant, as you will be substituting one form of birth control for another. ...Read more

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Does it take 3 weeks for the Depo-Provera shot to work?

Not if given @menses: The depoprovera shot will work immediately if given at or within 5 days of your menstrual flow. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the Depo-Provera shot to be active?

How long does it take for the Depo-Provera shot to be active?

About one week: One week if given after 5 days of the menstrual cycle. If given during the first 5 days of the mesntrual cycle then it works immediately. Would still recommend protection for about 1 week. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the Depo-Provera shot to get out of your system?

Depends: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is used for birth control. It can be administered im or sq. The half life of an im injection is 50-55 days, a bit longer for sq. This means the medication will remain in your system 250-275 days.(5x the 1/2 life). ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for the Depo-Provera shot to get out of ur system?

How long is it supposed to it take for the Depo-Provera shot to get out of ur system?

Up to 6 months: It can take as long as 6 months for a woman's cycle to return to normal after depot provera (medroxyprogesterone). Granted, that's not most women, but for some women that is the case. Most women are having regular cycles within 1-2 months after 12 week (3 month) window of shot. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for 1 Depo-Provera shot to get out of your system ?

Depo lasts for at le: Least 3 months as u should know, but it can take sometimes 6 months or more for all of it to get out of your system depending how u metabolize it and how much you weigh. ...Read more

Dr. Francine Mosley
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Provera (Definition)

Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more