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Doctor insights on: Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Side Effects

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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

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

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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Is 12 too young to begin taking the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot? It has been doctor prescribed, but some of the long term side effects seem worrisome.

No: You can use it in a 12 year old, but she is on the young side.. There are side effects and risks to taking Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) as there are to any medication. I would discuss your concerns with her physician. There many options for birth control ( all with side effects). You can always get a second opinion as well. ...Read more

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Side effects coming off of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Side effects Depot: The side effects after the supression of Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) wears off are usually associated with a normal ovulatory cycle. ...Read more

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Which type of side effects should I expect with the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Irregular bleeding: Depo provera--"the shot" is commonly associated with irregular bleeding, especially in the first 3-6 months.At the end of one year, approximately 50% of women are no longer having any bleeding, which most women consider to be a very good thing. You should document the days of bleeding on a calendar, but don't worry about it. Eme women may be hungrier and gain weight. Some may have acne/oily skin. ...Read more

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Should i be worried if i still have Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) side effects after a year?

See your doctor: With symptoms lasting this long you need to be seen by your doctor who will examine and test you to see what's wrong. ...Read more

Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
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