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How Long Will Your Cycle Last After The Depo Provera Shot Wear Off
Today is my last day on being the Depo-Provera shot for three months, how long will it take until it wears off? I want to get pregnant soon
3 months to 2 years: As there is variability depending on each individual patient. I would not recommend being pregnant at 16. At least finish your high school education or consider a vocational/technical school to give your future child a life with financial stability to be able to adequately provide for his or her needs. The average cost to raise a child from birth to age 18 is $241, 080. ...Read more
Took depo shot on sept.24 was due on the 11th of dec. Never got it. It is now dec. 27 how long will it take for shot to wear off? (This is my first)
Pretty soon: You are only a few days off from the manufacturer's recommended 3 months interval between Depot shots. You should be OK if you get one early this coming week. ...Read more
I just got on the Depo-Provera shot last month and started spottin last saturday how long will it last?
The Depo-Provera shot will last up for 3 months. I no longer want to the Depo-Provera shot. Will my appetite decrease while coming off of it?
I started the Depo-Provera shot last year november and stoped this year november how long will it take for my body to get back to my normal cycle?
My last Depo-Provera shot was november but I was due for my next shot in february but I skipped it its now april how long do I wait to schedule another shot?
No need to wait.: If you wait at least 9-10 weeks since a Depo-Provera shot, you can get one. For you, it is close to 20 weeks, so you can get it now. Get a pregnancy test even if you had periods since your last shot. You might consider getting a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud which is good for 5 years (great method-no weight gain and no periods). You can get Mirena (levonorgestrel) even if you have not given birth. Talk with your doctor about your choices. ...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
How long shud it take my peroids to return after having one Depo-Provera shot and not having it again was due my last one on 17 of feb?
Varies: After stopping the Depo-Provera the average time it takes is 2 -3 weeks, but it can vary up to eighteen months. ...Read more
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
I want to stop the Depo-Provera shot due to weight gainhow long will the progesterone last in me?
3+ months: As you know, you are supposed to get depo-provera shots every 3 months. However, the effect of the medication will last longer and typically takes 4-6 months after the last injection for your body to completely clear the drug. ...Read more
How long does implantation bleeding last? And is it dark brown? Or is that just old blood. I'm on depo shot
Bleeding on Depo: Implantation is actually rare and only occurs when you are pregnant. Since you are on Depoprovera it is much much more likely you are experiencing breakthrough bleeding -- a common and typical side effect. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more
Is it true, the Depo-Provera shot makes you have longer mentrual perios? I used to last 3 days now its almost a week & its annoying (first time on it)
Ask the doctor. ..: Prescribing the med (by email or appt). Or check the side effects contained in the literature thta accompanies the shot of ask your pharmacist. ...Read more
My wife took the Depo-Provera shot once, its been almost a year and she has not been able. Too get pregnant? Does it take that long too wear off from 1 dose
I had my last Depo-Provera shot 6 months ago after only having one, how long does it take to become pregnant?
6 months or more: Even though the FDA has approved Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for contraceptive benefit of 3 months, it slowly leaves the body. The return to normal baseline menses and ovulatory function may take up to 6-12 months after the last shot in some patients. The best natural predictor of ovulatory status (and therefore the ability to get pregnant) is resumption of normal regular menses. ...Read more
Nov 25 was last Depo-Provera shot. Can no longer bear the bleeding. Period for 1 month plus. Want to switch bc. When can I start pills?
Birth Control: You could start them right away. See your doctor for help with this soon. ...Read more
My friend is trying to conceive. She was on the Depo-Provera prevera. Her last shot was january 16. How long would it take her to conceive?
Depo and menses: The Depo-Provera shot makes the lining thin and is a hormone injection that lasts up to 3 months. In some patients, it may last a bit longer so it appears she may be one of them. It may take a while until her body adjusts back to normal and her cycles come every month. I would tell her to monitor the bleeding and see her doctor if it doesn't come and she is not pregnant. ...Read more
I have brown/red discharge again. I'm on the Depo-Provera shot for 4 months now, my next shot is nov. 3rd. How long does the spotting discharge last?
By 12 months, 50%: Of women stop having menses with Depo, but the other 50% continue to have some spotting or irregular periods after that. The first 3 months are reported to be the most bothersome. Some women may benefit from cyclical low dose estrogen in addition to the Depo which may regulate the bleeding, but still give good contraception, but your doctor can better inform you if you are a candidate for that. ...Read more
How long does occasional discharge last on Depo-Provera shot? It's been going on since before christmas eve. First brown discharge, now some blood and pink.
Unpredictable: The bleeding patterns with depoprovera are unpredictable. For some in takes the period away. For others it causes irregular bleeding. There is no "normal" for Depo-Provera users. The longer you are on it the higher the chance of no periods. Brown is simply old blood coming out. Annoying but not dangerous. ...Read more
Was on Depo-Provera in 2006. Miss last shot in sept 2010 on purpose. Cycle started in oct 2010. I am reg every 26- 27 days. Will it take long to get pregnant?
Depo is gone now: Your period came back fast; 1 month after missing the last scheduled shot in october. Your fertility is 'back to normal' once your periods returned. At 32, you can try for up to a year, until october 2012, before seeing a fertility specialist (rei) for help if needed. 5 out of 6 couples get pregnant in 1st year trying. Use an ovulation predictor kit, have intercourse 2-3 times a week. Best wishes. ...Read more
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.
How long does Depo-Provera birth control last in your body after your last shot & you discontinue it?
I took first shot Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) on first day of period how long will period last?
How long does it take for the Depo-Provera shot to wear off desperatly trying to get pregnant and we cant, it terribly ruining our relationship
In: In the average woman the Depo-Provera shot lasts for 12 weeks. Every woman is different however as far as when they will start ovulating again after the Depo-Provera wears off. ...Read more
Had Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) 3 times my last shot was 10/2/12 but I'm having unprotected sex how long will it be till I know I can have a baby again or can I now?
On Depo-Provera for 9 mo. Skipped last shot for march. How long after stopping shot are periods regular again and I can try to conceive? I am p1 g1
Hopefully soon: Most women coming of dmpa reuem normal cyclingin teh first few months, but some have taken as long as 2 years. The only way to find out is to wait and see. ...Read more
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