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Dr. Francine Mosley
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Provera (Definition)

Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


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Pregnant or depo-provera side effects? I had sex on november 30th. My boyfriend didn't wear a condom for the first part of sex but had one on by the end. I got the depo-provera shot on december 13th, the same week i was supposed to get my period. It is no

Pregnant or depo-provera side effects? I had sex on november 30th. My boyfriend didn't wear a condom for the first part of sex but had one on by the end. I got the depo-provera shot on december 13th, the same week i was supposed to get my period. It is no

Many : Many women do not have a period on the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. In fact, many women choose this method of birth control based on this side effect. Since you have taken multiple recent pregnancy tests which have all been negative, you are most likely not pregnant and your missed period is due to the Depo-Provera shot. If you continue with the Depo-Provera shot receiving your dose on time every three months, you will have a less than 1% chance of becoming pregnant - about the same odds as having your tubes tied. ...Read more

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What are some common depo-provera injection side effects?

Iregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding, skin rash, weight gain and pain associated with injection. Less common side effects are change in sex drive, depression.Diziness, nausea, change in appetite, headache, sore breasts etc. ...Read more

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What are teh Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) side effects?

What are teh Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) side effects?

Varies: The most common side effects with Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) include irregular, frequent bleeding and also weight gain. While these are the most common possible side effects, they do not happen to everyone. ...Read more

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With the Depo-Provera birth-control most side effects are weight gain.what does it mean for your body when it makes you lose weight?

With the Depo-Provera birth-control most side effects are weight gain.what does it mean for your body when it makes you lose weight?

Depo-provera: Depo-provera is progesterone (long acting) and can cause increased fluid to accumulate in your body, which raises one's weight. It does not cause increased fat nor does it cause loss of weight. Weight loss can be caused by increased stress and many other disorders, so see your healthcare provider if this continues. ...Read more