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How Long Does It Take Depo To Become Effective
How long does it take for Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) to become effective. I have only been on it almost 2 months & have bleeding on & off. Could i be pregnant?
Unlikely but . . .: If you receive your 1st depo-provera injection within 5-7d of start of your menses, then it takes effect immediately. It remains effective as long as you get your shots every 12wks. Spotting is a common side effect. 1-6 women in 100 can get pregnant if they don't get shots as directed. Check out http://www.Plannedparenthood.Org/health-topics/birth-control/birth-control-shot-depo-provera-4242.Htm. ...Read more
Can it take some women longer for the depo to be effective? Got depo day 2 cycle unprotected sex day 10 cycle. Was it definitely effective?
I got on the Depo-Provera shot almost two weeks ago. I got it a little after my period. How long many days does it take to be effective and work?
How long does it take to stop bleeding after stopping depo she I've been bleeding for 3 weeks it will go from light to heavy?
About 12 weeks: The shot last 12 weeks and increasing chance becoming pregnant any time after the 12th week. I hope this helps and you are well. ...Read more
I received the Depo Shot on 10/27/15. How long does it take affect for the bleeding to stop once administrated?
Stay the course: and it should stop within the next 1-2 months. Most commonly it takes 2 months for your body to respond normally to the Depo shot, which should stop all menstrual flow eventually. In the meantime, you should expect continual spotting and such. But for most women the desired effect of no menstruation should be reached in a couple of months. ...Read more
How long does it take to start your cycle after being on Depo-Provera for over a year? I've been off for 10 months now
Unpredictable : Could take several more months.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have been on Depo-Provera from march 9th 2011 until 15 november 2013. How long does it take to be out your system. I am trying for a baby.
How long does it take to conceive after depo? Only had two shots april 2012 & july 2012 been ttc since october 2012. Got first + OPK last month
6 mo: Its usually 6 mo but can take up to a year. So you are ok! ...Read more
How long does it take for the Depo-Provera shot to get out of your body. I had a shot last yr in Jan and then waited til Dec for another Haven't had one since?
3-12 months : The answer will depend on each individual person. It stops working after three months. It Can linger in your system up to 12 months. ...Read more
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">
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
How long does it take for the regular period to return after the first shot of depo wears off?Can u get pregnant within two months after it wears off?
How long does it take for the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) to come out of the body? I got my last shot May, and I am due next month for another shot
Low: Levels arefalling below effective levels in 3 months. That is why it is repeated every 3 months ...Read more
How long does it take to ovulate after stopping the Depo-Provera provera shot? I have been on Depo-Provera for 7yrs and recently stopped taking it. My last shot was in august and i was due for another but stopped because i want to switch to a new kind of
After : After stopping depo-provera, most women start to ovulate within 3 to 4 months, however, for some women, it can take up to a year. You may want to have your doctor check a pregnancy test prior to starting a new hormonal method of birth control just in case. In the meantime, make sure you use another form of birth control such as a condom to protect yourself from getting pregnant. ...Read more
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