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No: There is no known link between pueraria mirifica affecting Depoprovera. Reading up on this herbal treatment there also appears to be no scientific evidence that it actually treats anything. Use with caution. ...Read more
More info needed: When did you get your injection? A systemic skin reaction to Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) seems highly unlikely. However if this is a new medication for you and you received it recently then an allergic reaction is always a possibility, also a possibility if the batch of Depo-Provera you received came for a different lot than others in the past. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21768848. ...Read more
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) pills to help with Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone) bleeding, could this help?
For short time: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) pills can be utilized for short term control of bleeding. Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone) in the long run will decrease your bleeding anyways. The medication, dosage, duration is all contingent on the amount of bleeding you have and presence/absence of other medical issues Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more
Maybe: Vicco turmeric is a cream with anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. One of the ingredients (sandalwood oil) is comedogenic, so if you are prone to breakouts, this may worsen them. ...Read more
Yes.: It's recommended to get the depo shot within 5 days of starting your period - that way you are protected from pregnancy after 24 hours. However, if you got it outside of that window you probably had to have a pregnancy test confirming that you were not pregnant first. Then it's recommended to use condoms for about a week as backup. ...Read more
Yes but why?: Talk to your doc. You can take the two together, but why would you do that? ...Read more
Not likely: As remarkable as aloe can be - know of no studies that show it causes increased hair growth. ...Read more
Has anyone with bad effects from Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) been successful on microgestin?
Yes: Many patients have been successful with microgestin since it is a small, daily dose of hormone. Depo-provera is a popular birth control method for many women with an added side-effect - no periods for 3 months; but to accomplish this, a big hormone dose is injected at once, and is absorbed slowly over 3 months. Microgestin is much less likely to cause acne, depression, or weight gain. ...Read more
Can't endorse these!: You are obviously using substances that are class 3 controlled. You can be prosecuted if caught without a prescription. The pill is toxic and will shorten your life by lowering your good cholesterol. Winstrol will not do this. But many users will become more "horny" and agressive. You vwill ikely have more erections, even at night. But they will not affect the quality of your erections! ...Read more
Not really.: combination birth control pills, nuvaring and the patch would regulate the hormones more effectively. Depo will cause a change in your hormones, I just wouldn't call it a regulation. More of a just a change. The pill would be better too at preventing the number of cysts on your ovaries, while depo not so much. ...Read more
Shouldn't: In general, antibiotics reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills. However, Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is so suppressive that penicillin shouldn't lower its effectiveness. If you're concerned, use a back up method such as condoms or a diaphragm when taking antibiotics. ...Read more
Yes: If the Ortho Evra patch edges are slightly lifted up you are still protected. If say half of the patch is no longer touching the skin then a person probably isn't getting enough of the medication to prevent pregnancy. If the patch isn't sticking well you need to problem solve how to make it stitch better. ...Read more
Am i protected by taking ortho evera patch but its wrinkled and the edges wont stickand I have been wearing the patch in the same place each week?
Most likely effectiv: If the edges of the birth control patch aren't sticking but the majority of the patch is then a woman is protected. If the patch is wrinkled and sticking to itself so a lot less of the patch is touching the skin then a woman won't be getting the full dose of the medication and she won't be as well protected. In such a case it would be best to replace the patch. ...Read more
Is it possible to get pregnant my first cycle after stopping the ortho evera patch & having unprotected sex when i usually ovulate on the patch?
Yes: There is no way to predict when a woman will ovulate when she stops using any form of hormonal birth control...It is best to wait at least 2 regular cycles after stopping hormonal birth control before trying to conceive. If you do not wish to be pregnant, you must use an alternate form of protection as soon as you stop using the patch or any other hormonal contraceptive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uterine fibriods: Short answer, no. Fibroid tumors are related to a genetic predisposition (other relatives having them). Low dose oral contraceptives which have a minimal estrogen content over time reduce the growth potential of fibroids. "PID" is caused by infections by sexual contact, and has nothing to do with the patch mentioned. ...Read more