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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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Pregnant or depo-provera side effects? I had sex on november 30th. My boyfriend didn't wear a condom for the first part of sex but had one on by the end. I got the depo-provera shot on december 13th, the same week i was supposed to get my period. It is no

Pregnant or depo-provera side effects? I had sex on november 30th. My boyfriend didn't wear a condom for the first part of sex but had one on by the end. I got the depo-provera shot on december 13th, the same week i was supposed to get my period. It is no

Many : Many women do not have a period on the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. In fact, many women choose this method of birth control based on this side effect. Since you have taken multiple recent pregnancy tests which have all been negative, you are most likely not pregnant and your missed period is due to the Depo-Provera shot. If you continue with the Depo-Provera shot receiving your dose on time every three months, you will have a less than 1% chance of becoming pregnant - about the same odds as having your tubes tied. ...Read more

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What are some common depo-provera injection side effects?

Iregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding, skin rash, weight gain and pain associated with injection. Less common side effects are change in sex drive, depression.Diziness, nausea, change in appetite, headache, sore breasts etc. ...Read more

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What are teh Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) side effects?

What are teh Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) side effects?

Varies: The most common side effects with Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) include irregular, frequent bleeding and also weight gain. While these are the most common possible side effects, they do not happen to everyone. ...Read more

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With the Depo-Provera birth-control most side effects are weight gain.what does it mean for your body when it makes you lose weight?

With the Depo-Provera birth-control most side effects are weight gain.what does it mean for your body when it makes you lose weight?

Depo-provera: Depo-provera is progesterone (long acting) and can cause increased fluid to accumulate in your body, which raises one's weight. It does not cause increased fat nor does it cause loss of weight. Weight loss can be caused by increased stress and many other disorders, so see your healthcare provider if this continues. ...Read more

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When do you start seeing the side effects of depo-provera?

Side effects: The effects from Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can be seen at any time during the treatment. Some persist and never go away and some diminish or disappear with time. ...Read more

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What is the side effects coming off one Depo-Provera shot ?

Depo: Irregular bleeding is the most common effect. Sometimes no period for a while too as well as slow return to normal ovulatory cycles. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which are the side effects of depo-provera?

Can you tell me which are the side effects of depo-provera?

Varies: The most common side effects with Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) include irregular, frequent bleeding and also weight gain. While these are the most common possible side effects, they do not happen to everyone. ...Read more

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What are possible side effects of taking Depo-Provera shots?

No periods +: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can cause a cessation of menstruation, mood alterations such as depression and in patients weighing more than 220+ lbs a shortening of its effectiveness to less than the 3 months as indicated by the package insert from the manufacturer. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are side effects on Depo-Provera shots?

Could you tell me what are side effects on Depo-Provera shots?

Many women have none: Some are weight gain, no periods( which is a good one) break through bleeding, some women can get some bone loss if they have been on the depo for 2-3 yrs many women do not get any your doc can do a bone density test to check, I have many pts on depo who do not gain wt and like this method. ...Read more

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Does the Depo-Provera shot make you gain weight? Side effects?

Depo: It is a possible side effect but it does not need to happen especially if you eat healthy and exercise. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the side effects of depo-provera to go away?

Some may not go away: Here is a warning from the us government on some effects of depo-provera or Medroxyprogesterone injection on calcium in the bones: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000283/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">

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What are the side effects of depo-provera during the first three months?

Side effect: In addition if u want to find out about medication side effect u can ask u pcp and or u pharmacist , in addition u can list the name if the medication u like to enquire about on : coogle and will give u a listing of side effect. But remember it. Dies not mean this will happen to u ...! ...Read more

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The Depo-Provera has ruined my life..Is there any way to reverse its side effects?

Clarify: Please let us know how long ago you stopped using Depo-Provera and which side effects you are referring to. Can re-ask. ...Read more

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I have been on the Depo-Provera shot for more than 4 years. I've heard there could be long term side effects after i stop taking it. Is this true?

I have been on the Depo-Provera shot for more than 4 years. I've heard there could be long term side effects after i stop taking it. Is this true?

Anything can potenti: Potentially cause a problem, but DPO should not 1 thing u need to check is a bone density after you have been on depo for more than 2 yrs because in some people it could lead to some bone loss, I have pts that have been on depo for yrs and have no bone loss, depo may linger in your body for 6-9 months after stopping so u may not be able to get preg right away like after stopping the pill. ...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