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No: There is no known link between pueraria mirifica affecting Depoprovera. Reading up on this herbal treatment there also appears to be no scientific evidence that it actually treats anything. Use with caution. ...Read more
Does provera (medroxyprogesterone) prevent ovulation? Not Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)
Depends on when: Oral Provera (medroxyprogesterone) when taken at the onset of a menstrual cycle in large doses can arrest ovulation as well as any bleeding until it is stopped. Otherwise, if given after estrogen has been initiated during the first 10 days of the cycle will not have the same effect. ...Read more
Definitely NOT: Lupron is the trade name of leuprolide, an antiandrogen medication used for a variety of ailments including prostate cancer. Depoprovera is the trade name of Medroxyprogesterone also used for a variety of things including prevention of pregnancy. Lupron comes in a depot form, Lupron depot which probably led to the question. ...Read more
Unknown: While I do not believe that this will affect the efficacy of depo-provera, i can find no evidence one way or the other. ...Read more
Usually not: the steroid affect usually does not affect the depo in correct dosages Check with your provider but you should be fine ...Read more
I have simple hyperplasia without atypia, my ob prescribed provera (medroxyprogesterone), (medroxyprogesterone) is it ok to take vitex (chasteberry) supplement together with provera (medroxyprogesterone)?
Herbals: Its my understanding that chasteberry is a phyto-progesterone. Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is a synthetic progesterone, which has been used i think since the late 1940's. The issue here is would the phyto Progesterone make the Provera (medroxyprogesterone) less effective. My guess is that it could, because both chemicals bind the same receptor sites in your endometrium. I would hold the chasteberry for now. ...Read more
No: Conceiving and then getting a Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot as conception is not ideal. However, Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) doesn't usually cause any fetal anomalies. Of course, every woman is at risk of having a baby with a birth defect. But Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) isn't known for causing birth defects. ...Read more
Can we take birth control pill which contain 3mg Drospirenone USP and 0.02 mg Ethinylestradiol IP to stop periods...are they effective??
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will taking xenadrine (weight loss supplement) affect the depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?
No, but a bad idea..: No drug interaction but the drug is a congeners of epinephrine and can increase both your heart rate and your blood pressure. It can be very dangerous. Just because it is available OTC doesn't mean that's not without its risks. It is NOT a good way to loose weight!! ...Read more
Not usually: That is not a major side effect of the depo shot. ...Read more
Yes but why?: Talk to your doc. You can take the two together, but why would you do that? ...Read more
It's a contraceptive: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) does provide contraception protection for about 3 months as placed subcutaneously. No contraceptive is 100% so protected sexual intercourse in recommended. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) does not protect against veneral diseases, hpv, or hvi. ...Read more
It might ..: OxyElite Pro, a non-prescription dietary supplement purported to burn fat, has been linked to numerous cases of liver toxicity, including 3 individuals who required liver transplantation. Depo-provera is metabolized by the liver, so any substance which can impact the liver in such a significant way could be expected to have an effect. Advise: stay away from this supplement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Desogen=Desogestrel: These pills contain Desogestrel (Desogen): APRI, CAZIANT, CESIA, CYCLESSA, DESOGEN, (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) MIRCETTE, ORTHO-CEPT, RECLIPSEN, SOLIA, & VELIVET. Other Birth-control pills use a different ingredient. However, ask your pharmacist to be sure. Best wishes! ...Read more
Does BCAA and/or amino acids effect birth control pills? Specific I'm taking the shredz brand bcaa powder.
Birth Control: unless there is some estrogen or progesterone in the powder it is doubtful. However, I doubt there have been specific testing done to see if there is any interactions. The FDA which controls the medications in the US has no control of supplements. They are classified as foods and don't have to meet drug standards for testing. They just put the warning that they make no claim to treat or cure. ...Read more
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