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Doctor insights on: Depo Provera Warnings And Recalls

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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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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 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 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

Dr. Francine Mosley
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Provera (Definition)

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