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Has anyone with bad effects from Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) been successful on microgestin?
Yes: Many patients have been successful with microgestin since it is a small, daily dose of hormone. Depo-provera is a popular birth control method for many women with an added side-effect - no periods for 3 months; but to accomplish this, a big hormone dose is injected at once, and is absorbed slowly over 3 months. Microgestin is much less likely to cause acne, depression, or weight gain. ...Read more
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
Terrible: Hate the drug. It has bad side effects and very few indications in my opinion. If it's given for endometriosis or pain, there are other treatments. The most effective treatment of endo is surgical excision. This can cure the disease but there are few providers capable of this procedure. Recurrent pain after surgery needs to be addressed but Lupron (leuprolide) is not the answer. Ther are a few indication. ...Read more
Is it weird to have Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) birth control with crazy side effect like depression and random crying?
It is possible: The Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injections are a hormone called progesterone. A few women who are sensitive to Progesterone and can get bloating or water retention or mood swings. So feelings of depression might be from the Depo-Provera provera. However depression and crying may have everything to do with other life issues. Speak with your doctor to help figure this out. Depression is important to treat. ...Read more
Yes: Headaches can indeed be a side effect of Progesterone administration. If it's your first time on the depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) and you didn't have headaches before, the shot may be the culprit. If the headaches occurred before the shot, you may want to see family doctor about your headaches. Good luck and don't give up. There are a lot of great contraceptive methods out there, even if you have to switch! ...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
No : That is why it works to prevent ptegnancy ...Read more
Perimenopause: Patient around menopause can have emotional changes during this time. Feeling of getting old, weight changes, empty nest syndrome, lack of sexual intimacy with partner, medical diseases etc. This is a very important transition in your life that your obgyn can discuss with you on how to have a healthy menopause transition. ...Read more
Could starting Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) have any negative effect on high-risk hpv?
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) pills to help with Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone) bleeding, could this help?
For short time: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) pills can be utilized for short term control of bleeding. Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone) in the long run will decrease your bleeding anyways. The medication, dosage, duration is all contingent on the amount of bleeding you have and presence/absence of other medical issues Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more
You?: I can guess you would not ask if you or somene you know has indeed experianced this feeling. Qutting smoking is not easy. See a doctor to dicuss these symptoms, medication may be helpful, or therapy.Drugs including nicotine regulate mood, this is why people use them, thus stopping them will cause mood changes. With time, and assistance if needed, mood can stabilize. ...Read more