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Depoprovera: Depoprovera is a injectable contraceptive medication that last 3 months in your body. It is very strong and chances of becoming pregnant while on this contraceptive are rare although never impossible.It functions by thickening the cervical mucous and changing the endometrium in addition to suppresing ovulation.Side effect like abnormal bleeding are very common and can last months after last dose. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on two main factors. One is the type of pill and the other is the stage of your menstrual cycle. Fir combination pills, if you start it with the first 5 days of the start of your menstrual cycle, you should be safe, and would need a secondary protection like condom or a diaphragm if started the pill later. Fir progesterone only pill, you need 48 hrs for those to be effective. Be safe:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes but why?: Talk to your doc. You can take the two together, but why would you do that? ...Read more
Regular menses?: It may take several months for hormone levels to return to normal after Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is stopped. The easiest way to evaluate your cycle is to measure estradiol/fsh on cycle day 3, then follow the maturation of the ovarian follicle by ultrasound and monitor Estradiol levels at midcycle. If ovulating, your Progesterone should rise to about 15 by cycle day 24 or 25. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On BC pills 1st month and Nexplanon to control breakT bleeding,on placebo pills no period yet NOT preg is it possible no period because of nexplanon m
Mirena (levonorgestrel) removed 6 days ago, TTC, ovulating starting day IUD removed. Spotted yesterday, mild cramping. Preg or mirena (levonorgestrel) removal side-effect?
Is it: implantation bleeding or mirena (levonorgestrel) removal side effect? It is probably due to hormonal fluctuations after removal of the mirena (levonorgestrel). It is also possible that this is a implantation bleeding although it is rare and the landing of the fertilized ovum to the inner uterine wall is atraumatic. Take a pregnancy test if your period is delayed. ...Read more
Nothing most likely: The mirena (levonorgestrel) has small amounts of hormones while oral contraceptives have hormones; a combination of two will be excessive. It may not cause any immediate harm but there is a risk of clot formation due to the excess hormonal treatment. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more
Took Provera (medroxyprogesterone) pill because of amenorrhea after stopping birth control. I took Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10 days. It's been 2 weeks and no period still? Why?
Estrogen: Hi. When you do a Provera (medroxyprogesterone) withdrawal challenge and don't have a period, it says your endometrium is not getting estrogen stimulation. It may take some time for the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis to resume normal cycling after discontinuing BCPs. Be patient and give it some time. If still no period, talk with your gyn. Good luck! ...Read more