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Does Depo Provera Stop Your Period Immediately
Possible: Depo shot may stop period or may make you bleed often any case no cause for worry. ...Read more
Yes: Most woman have some sort of periods while on the Depo-Provera provera. After the first injection irregular periods are common. The more Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injections a woman has the less likely she is to bleed. However some bleeding is to be expected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: If you have had abnormally prolonged bleeding, Progesterone may stop the bleeding in many cases. Prolonged Progesterone treatment (like with the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud) may prevent periods. However, if you do not ovulate on your own and miss a period for several months, Progesterone can start your period. It is best to review your particular situation with your doctor. ...Read more
Family practice : Your period may stop but occasionally can be irregular which is a common reason why it is dicontinued. ...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
Soon after: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is quite effective at regulating the menstrual cycle. When taken to effect a menstrual period, it is usually prescibed for anywhere from 5 to 12 days. When given for 12 days, the menstrual period will usually begin on the frist or second day after completing the 12 day cycle. ...Read more
Yes, but so can preg: Are you still sexually active? If you've stopped the pill and haven't switched to another method, you might be pregnant, but if this isn't possible, then sometimes the first period is a bit delayed. Use birth control if you're not wanting to be pregnant. There are many options other than the pill. If you want to get pregnant, you should be taking a prenatal vitamin with folate/folic acid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). If i start using estrogen to stop bleeding can I get pregnant?
How long does it take to go back normal after you stop taking Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?
Up to 6 months: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injections are given every 3 months. However, it will take considerably longer for your body to clear this. It typically takes 4-6 months before your menstrual period returns, sometimes longer. However, you cannot assume you won't get pregnant until your menstrual cycle returns. ...Read more
See below: Within 72 hours after stopping it, typically. ...Read more
Yes: You can take Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10 to 14 days every month, and it should cause a withdrawal bleed, like a period. But it does not make you more fertile. It just prevents the uterine lining from accumulating. This is important, because pcos increases the risk of uterine cancer if you don't regulate your periods. ...Read more
Varies: Depo is notorious for causing abnormal bleeding, sometimes that bleeding can be controlled within a few days with the pill. However, sometimes it takes weeks or months. ...Read more
How long does Depo-Provera birth control last in your body after your last shot & you discontinue it?
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