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Going Off Provera
How long does it take for you to get pregnant after going off depo provera (medroxyprogesterone)? my last shot was due the second week of this month& I stopped it.
What should my daughter do if she's going off of Depo-Provera shot, she's been on it for 5 years and she's only 2 weeks and a few days off the shot? Help!
When is good time to go off of depo-provera (medroxyprogesterone) I have been on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) for ten years. Currently I am divorced, 32 years of age and have no intentions of having intercourse any time soon.
Stay protected: This is a personal decision you will need to make with your gynecologist or pcp -- there is no "right" time. But you should make sure that you have protection available against becoming pregnant, because situations can take a sudden turn sometimes. Also make sure that you can protect yourself against std's, which can be transmitted even without intercourse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes!: Depo has a way of lingering for more than three months sometimes and can lead to irregular and sporadic periods. The more important question though is...Why are you coming off depo? Birth control is super important and we need to get you on a new method soon! let us know how to help you! ...Read more
Irregular periods: One may experience irregular periods or no periods at all. Nausea and breast tenderness may occur. Weight changes and fluid retention can be present. There are many more including headaches and depression. Weight changes have been reported as well as libido changes. All taken in context, it is a very safe and good form of birth control it may or may not be for you. Ask your pcp/gyn or pharm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
THE SAME: Same dose=same use!Get a more detailed answer ›