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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
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Was on the depo shot once didn't go back to get my other shot week after had a long period now I'm late?
Up to a year: Most women will get their period again within 6 months of stopping Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). 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
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?
Hi im sydney. How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test and I'm on the depo shot. See, I don't get my period anymore. I have noticed that my areola is like kinda dark and I have been feeling very nauseous and kinda like dizzy or whatever. I am ha
Anytime you like: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
Is 26 days long enough for Depo shot to be completely effective after first shot? It was given off period
Yes, it should.: Yes, the depot is considered effective within 2 weeks, so you should be good. ...Read more
A week: Unless you received your shot at the beginning of your period, it is advisable to wait 1 week prior to engaging in unprotected intercourse. ...Read more
I stopped taking the depo shot 2 ago I had a period that was 2 weeks long 2 days after stopping it its been 2 months and I haven't had a period?
Check: Pregnancy test. Changes in periods are common after stopping depoprovera ...Read more
Hard to say: Periods can be very irregular while on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). ...Read more
I started using skyla 2 months ago and previously was on depo shot but I haven't had a period since I was on the shot so long when will I have one?
Depo amenorrea: KByrne, unfortunately the amenorrea (no period) after depo can be very protracted (a year or more) but occasionally you can return to normal in 2 - 3 months, but usually LONGER. Skyla may give you a period earlier but its a low dose Levonorgestrel system so I would not expect it to have that much effect but you can expect a few months at least thx ...Read more
How long does it take the depo shot to actually kick in. I didn't go within the days of period. But I bled immed. After taking shot. Was that my period?
B/U method needed...: The first Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection is effectively right away if given in the first 5 days after a normal period starts. Starting it at any other time can be confusing. The best thing to do, if you didn't start during days 1-5, is to use another method, such as condoms for 3 weeks after your first injection. Best wishes! ...Read more
May never happen: When women take the depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot, sometimes they never get a period. This is completely normal as the Progesterone in the shot can cause your lining to thin out so much that there isn't anything to bleed from. Completely okay and completely normal. For each individual woman, her reaction is different, so difficult to say when yours will be. But normal for it to be irregular. Good luck! ...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
How long does it take to get your period back after getting off the Depo-Provera shot? Its been 48 days and I still haven't gotten it yet.
Depo is long acting: It may be 6-8 months before your normal cycle returns. This is common and normal with use of this long acting contraceptive method. The key is to be patient and not to worry until 8 months. Please use alternate birth control or you may find yourself pregnant if you are sexually active. The birth control effect is only trustworthy for 3 months. ...Read more
So I've been on the Depo-Provera shot for a little over a year, and I haven't a period in so long on the depo. If I stop will it come back?
Yes: If you are in good health and have not any gynecologycal issues it probably will return. ...Read more
Had received only one depo shot, by third moth no period. I quit after my first one. How long should it be before I menstrate again? Please help
You should not have: A menstrual period again until after the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) has "run out", which is in about 3 months (12 weeks). If you were irregular before the shot, it could take up to 6 months to menstruate again. However the desired effect of contraception is no longer reliable after 12 weeks, which is when you should return for the next shot if you so desire. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
I got the depo shot 11/17/2015 on the day my period starts. My period stays for 5 days each month and never a day longer. I continue to bleed and it won't stop since the depo shot. PLEASE TELL ME WHAT CAN I DO TO STOP THE BLEEDING?
Today is my 11 day on my period. I'm worryed I've actually never had my period for this long. I got the depo shot on March 26, 2015 is this the reason why my period is so long? Is it ever gunna end? What should I do? Should I be worried? Help!! I'm scared.
Could be the depo: Shot, if it does not stop in the next week call your gyn. ...Read more
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
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 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 (medroxyprogesterone) 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
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 (medroxyprogesterone) 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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