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I was on the Depo-Provera shot for 6 months how long after that would I start my period?

I was on the Depo-Provera shot for 6 months how long after that would I start my period?

90 days: Depo is typically given once every 3 months for birth control because it has a 90 day therapeutic range. If you got the shot 2 times (at the beginning and 3 months later) you were covered for 6months.Then most women will ovulate and have a period in the 90 days after the last shot's therapeutic range. For example, #1 shot sept 1st, #2 shot dec 1st, then expect a period mar-may. Some start later. ...Read more

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I was on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 months how long does it take for my period to come down ?

I was on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 months how long does it take for  my period to come down
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Up to a year: Most women will get their period again within 6 months of stopping depo provera. The manufacturer recommends you stop using this method of birth control a year before you plan to get pregnant however. The reason for this being that it can mess up the timing of periods for up to a year after stopping. ...Read more

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I was on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 years no longer on it i received my period I've since been on my period for 3 weeks. Is this normal and when will it stop?

I was on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 years no longer on it i received my period I've since been on my period for 3 weeks. Is this normal and when will it stop?

Not sure : If you recently stopped Depo Provera then it is common to have irregular periods for several months. It takes 3-6 months for the cycles to get back to normal. If your periods get long or heavy see your doctor. ...Read more

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Do I start counting how long I been off Depo-Provera From when my shot was due or when my period started back after I got off Depo-Provera ?

Do I start counting how long I been off Depo-Provera From when my shot was due or when my period started back after I got off Depo-Provera ?

When you should have: There is a schedule for Depo shots.If you follow that schedule then you can count on its effectiveness.So after that time period you can say you are effectively off Depo ...Read more

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How long after not taking the Depo-Provera shot do you get back your normal period each month i quit depot made me gain weight?

How long after not taking the Depo-Provera shot do you get back your normal period each month i quit depot made me gain weight?

Variable: Depo Provera is a strong hormone for contraception which frequently stops women from menstruating. The drug is usually out of your body 100 days after the last injection. Menstrual period usually resume within six months. If not, an evaluation is indicated. ...Read more

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How long will it take to get pregnant after the Depo-Provera shot been off for five months an have a period but its not regular yet?

How long will it take to get pregnant after the Depo-Provera shot been off for five months an have a period but its not regular yet?

ovulation after depo: The Depo Provera shot (dmpa) is given every 12-13 weeks to reliably prevent pregnancy but the hormones in the shot can persist for 6 months and for some women the resumption of ovulation can take a year. If you did not have regular periods before the dmpa you might need a medication like cyclic Provera to trigger a regular cycle and ovulation. Hopefully it will get regular soon, almost 6 months. ...Read more

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How long after Depo-Provera provera will periods be normal? Last shot 8/01/13. Last period was 10/28/13. Almost two months. No possibility of pregnancy.

How long after Depo-Provera provera will periods be normal? Last shot 8/01/13. Last period was 10/28/13. Almost two months. No possibility of pregnancy.

Variable: There are many different things that contribute to how long after stopping depoprovera it takes for the ovaries to start working again and menses to resume. This includes how long a person has been taking the depoprovera, body size (fat stores the hormone), and baseline ovarian function. 2-3 months is pretty normal. ...Read more

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