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Can U get pregnant on 10mg Medroxyprogesterone acetate?

Can U get pregnant on 10mg Medroxyprogesterone acetate?

Yes: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) (the name brand of the progesterone you are on), does not act like birth control. It is used primarily by itself to help restart your period, help with heavy bleeding and in smaller doses protects menopausal women againt endometrial cancer. It is also used for endometrial hyperplasia ...Read more

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What are side effects of medroxyprogesterone acetate?

What are side effects of medroxyprogesterone acetate?

Effects can vary.: It can change your menstrual cycle, both in frequency and flow. Other possible side effects include water retention, decreased appetite, weakness, & soreness at the injection site. Depression, dizziness, headache, nervousness, sleepiness, breast tenderness, breast discharge, abdominal pain, nausea/vomiting, jaundice, blood clots, and phlebitis are less common. It's also possible to have no side effects at all! ...Read more

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What can I expect as medroxyprogesterone acetate (depotrust) side effect?

What can I expect as medroxyprogesterone acetate (depotrust) side effect?

Effects can vary.: It can change your menstrual cycle, both in frequency and flow. Other possible side effects include water retention, decreased appetite, weakness, & soreness at the injection site. Depression, dizziness, headache, nervousness, sleepiness, breast tenderness, breast discharge, abdominal pain, nausea/vomiting, jaundice, blood clots, and phlebitis are less common. It's also possible to have no side effects at all! ...Read more

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Why might a doctor prescribe medroxyprogesterone acetate?

Why might a doctor prescribe medroxyprogesterone acetate?

Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Medroxyprogesterone acetate is used for birth control. ...Read more

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When after taking medroxyprogesterone acetate should a woman start her menstrual cycle?

When after taking medroxyprogesterone acetate should a woman start her menstrual cycle?

5 days: A period should start within 5 days of the last taken pill. If not, call your md and report the lack of bleeding. ...Read more

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What should I do if no period for 4 months although already take medroxyprogesterone acetate medications?

What should I do if no period for 4 months although already take medroxyprogesterone acetate medications?

Common problem: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then redo a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What are effects of medroxyprogesterone acetate?

Effects can vary.: It can change your menstrual cycle, both in frequency and flow. Other possible side effects include water retention, decreased appetite, weakness, & soreness at the injection site. Depression, dizziness, headache, nervousness, sleepiness, breast tenderness, breast discharge, abdominal pain, nausea/vomiting, jaundice, blood clots, and phlebitis are less common. It's also possible to have no side effects at all! ...Read more

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Does missing 2 tablets of medroxyprogesterone acetate according to my doctor's prescription would be ineffective? Can't afford.

Does missing 2 tablets of medroxyprogesterone acetate according to my doctor's prescription would be ineffective? Can't afford.

Take your medicine: I am not sure why you are taking this medication. If it is for birth control then you need to take every single pill every single day. If this is for controlling bleeding, then you may be able to skip a pill but you should talk to your doctor about cheaper, long-term options. ...Read more

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How long will it take for acne to go away caused by Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) after stopping the drug?

How long will it take for acne to go away caused by Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) after stopping the drug?

Everyone's different: I advise patients that 3 cycles or 3 months are usually needed to see the effects of starting or stopping birth control / hormonal treatments. ...Read more

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Where can I report a drug reaction, I think should be removed from the market! Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) is poison! ?

See below: The fda's adverse events reporting system (aers) is for healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses) & consumers (you) to report any problems with meds to the fda after it has been released.
Info: http://www. Fda. Gov/drugs/guidancecomplianceregulatoryinformation/surveillance/adversedrugeffects/default. Htm
submit: https://www. Accessdata. Fda. Gov/scripts/medwatch/medwatch-online. Htm. ...Read more

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How long should I be taking Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

As long as you want: ASD long as you don't want to become pregnant or switch to another method of birth control. ...Read more

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What medications lessens the effectiveness of my depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Drug interactions: There are plenty of great drug interaction checkers available for free on the Internet. Anytime that you are prescribed something tell your doc what you are already on. ...Read more

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What are teh Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) side effects?

Varies: The most common side effects with Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) include irregular, frequent bleeding and also weight gain. While these are the most common possible side effects, they do not happen to everyone. ...Read more

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Can I get ovulating pains on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Can I get ovulating pains on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Doubtful: DMPA (Depo Provera) is one of the most effective drugs in the world for stopping ovulation, it is doubtful you'd ovulate unless the shot has worn off. ...Read more

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Can anyone feel ovulating pains on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Can anyone feel ovulating pains on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

No: Some women are able to feel a pain when they ovulate. So depoprovera is meant to prevent ovulation, so if you truly feel that you are experiencing ovulation, I would check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have endometrioses and am on Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) why am I bleeding?

What to do if I have endometrioses and am on Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) why am I bleeding?

Very common: Irregular bleeding is extremely common with depo-provera, and it's even more common when you have endometriosis. If that is an ongoing problem, it may be appropriate to consider other treatment options. ...Read more

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Is Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) a trustworthy contraception?

Is Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) a trustworthy contraception?

Yes: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is a very effective form of birth control that is close to 99% effective in preventing pregnancy if injections are given on time. Injections are given every 3 months in your doctor's office. No pills to remember, no foreign bodies, and nothing to do prior to intercourse. It is a very reliable birth control option. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What antibiotics should I avoid while on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Should not interact: One can check with her primary care doctor or ob-gyn doctor, but the Depo-Provera shot is an injection and should not interact with oral antibiotics. That means the Depo-Provera shot should work normally, even if a woman is taking oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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Which antibiotics are the ones that interfere with Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Which antibiotics are the ones that interfere with Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

None: Antibiotics don't interfere with the action of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). Antibiotics may interfere if you were taking an oral birth control pill. ...Read more

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Hi I am just wondering could. There b a chance icould be pregnant igot the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot in november?

Depo - Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Depo- Provera (medroxyprogesterone) has 99% efficacy in preventing pregnancy. It must be given every 12 weeks to insure protection. ...Read more

Dr. Solomon Katta
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Medroxyprogesterone (Definition)

Treats irregular menstrual periods, and bleeding caused by a hormone imbalance. Also treats some forms of cancer, and uterine disorders. This medicine is a progestin, which ...Read more


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Depo Provera (Definition)

Depo-Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more