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I have been having trouble sleeping and eating. And have been very nauseous emotional. Could i be pregnant even tho I am on the Depo-Provera shot ?
The injection: Might be responsible for your symptoms. Skip next shot and see what happens. Do a hpt to be sure. ...Read more
Many women complain that they have trouble sleeping when they are pregnant. Try not to eat just before bedtime. Consider taking a warm bath at bedtime to help you relax. As your abdomen gets bigger, you may want to lie on your side with a pillow under your abdomen and a pillow between ...Read more
Irregular periods: One may experience irregular periods or no periods at all. Nausea and breast tenderness may occur. Weight changes and fluid retention can be present. There are many more including headaches and depression. Weight changes have been reported as well as libido changes. All taken in context, it is a very safe and good form of birth control it may or may not be for you. Ask your pcp/gyn or pharm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually none.: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is oral progesterone, modified so it's not just digested in the stomach. It is used to control menstrual bleeding. Rarely, someone has mood changes, like depression, while taking it. Depo-provera, which is a shot, is different because it's a much bigger dose. It can cause weight gain. ...Read more
It can: It can cause bleeding and if it is too much you need to stop it and try something else. ...Read more
May or may not: Many times, it will stop the bleeding but not always. It depends on what is causing the bleeding to begin with. If your bleeding does not stop, you will need to return to your doctor for additional testing and/or treatment. ...Read more
Irregular bleeding: If you took Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to start your cycle, it suggests you have irregular cycles. The Provera (medroxyprogesterone) will cause the lining of the uterus to shed. If it has been a while since your last period, the lining may be very thick, causing you to bleed for a longer time. Still, if it continues, it may be worthwhile to have an ultrasound to see what is going on in your uterus and ovaries ...Read more
See below: Moderate flow for 3-5 days typically.Get a more detailed answer ›
One option: There are many ways to treat endometriosis with meds, diet and exercize and surgery options available. In order to get the best advice for you, please see your doctor soon and with more information such as age, family desires a good course of treatment can be laid out. Thanks and best of luck. ...Read more
Is it normal for a 56 year old woman to have black periods every 2 weeks while taking provera 5 mg ?
Can happen: However, certainly should be checked out, so please let your GYN know. ...Read more
Hi am taking provera (medroxyprogesterone) to stop bleeding, do u continue bleeding and for how long?
How long after your cycle starts after taken provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10 mg do ppl usally ovulate?
Varies: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) taken for 5 to 12 days usually results in a period by 1 or 2 days after completing the course of provera (medroxyprogesterone). However, the Provera (medroxyprogesterone) will only induce a period, it will not make a woman ovulate - so it impossible to predict when ovulation will occur. Usually, Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is used to induce a period in a woman who is not having regular cycles - that usually means she doesn't ovulate regularly. ...Read more
How long will it be before I start bleeding after taking provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10mg for 5 days?
Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Usualy 5 to 7 days.Get a more detailed answer ›