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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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Has anyone with bad effects from Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) been successful on microgestin?

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

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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 are your experiences with prescribing depot lupron (leuprolide)?

What are your experiences with prescribing depot lupron (leuprolide)?

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

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

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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Is it weird to have Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) birth control with crazy side effect like depression and random crying?

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

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Can Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) birth control shot cause a lot of headaches?

Can Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) birth control shot cause a lot of headaches?

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

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Any unusual effects of seasonale birth control after you've had lupron (leuprolide) depot?

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Any unusual effects of seasonale birth control after you've had lupron (leuprolide) depot?

Usually none: No specific effects for birth control pills used after lupron (leuprolide). ...Read more

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Is lupron 11.25 mg shot the same as Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Is lupron 11.25 mg shot the same as Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

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

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Can provera (medroxyprogesterone) induce ovulation?

Can provera (medroxyprogesterone) induce ovulation?

Not directly: No. Since Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can start a period (sometimes ) ovulations can happen afterward, but no guarantee. ...Read more

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Are monthly emotional swings normal after menopose?

Are monthly emotional swings normal after menopose?

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

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Effects of Depo-Provera shot withdrawls?

Effects of Depo-Provera shot withdrawls?

Usually none: It is likely that you will not have a period for some time. Otherwise, patients usually don't have withdrawal symptoms. Return of normal menses is common, but return to fertility is expected within 6-12 months. ...Read more

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Provera (medroxyprogesterone) pills to help with Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone) bleeding, could this help?

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

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Has anyone experienced emotional numbness after stopping smoking?

Has anyone experienced emotional numbness after stopping smoking?

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

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

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