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I have been on Depo-Provera for 4 years. After stopping Depo-Provera how will i know for sure that i'm ovulating?
Regular periods: When regular monthly periods happen, without being on any form of hormones, then ovulation is most likely happening each month. If trying for a baby, start figuring out when the fertile days are for each month. Ovulation happens around 14 days before the first day of the next period. ...Read more
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
How long after stopping Depo-Provera does it take to get pregnant? I only had two shots and stopped a little over 6 months ago
Immediately: We were always taught that it can take up to a year after depo to become pregnant. What we know now is you are most fertile after the depo is stopped. So that first month after the first skipped dose, you are the most fertile. This is because the ovaries are no longer being supressed. ...Read more
Havent gotten pregnant in over a year after stopping Depo-Provera i had a son two years ago. Is it me or my boyfriend. What helps you get pregnant. What to do?
Consider doctor: Depending on what your age is, if you have been trying to conceive for more than a year, then you should probably look at consulting with a fertility specialist to see if there is a medical problem. If you are over 35 years of age, then you should be seeking expert advice after 6 months of non-pregnancy. ...Read more
Yes, quite normal: Many women take several months to resume normal periods after stopping depo. Be careful, though. Just because you haven't had a period does not mean you can't become pregnant. Always have an active form of birth control to prevent undesired pregnancy. If you haven't had a period and it is greater than 6 months from stopping depo, go see your gynecologist to discuss. ...Read more
When you get your period after stopping Depo-Provera will the period like it was before you got on depo?
Eventually: It can take awhile to start having periods again after Depo and then they can be irregular for awhile but eventually they should be back to what they were like before you started the Depo unless something else has changed. ...Read more
How often do women get pregnant within the first four months of stopping Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?
It depends: If you mean you last shot was 4 months ago, pregnancy is unlikely, but the drug label does not exclude the possibility. If you mean 4 months since you were due for a shot, or 7 months since the last one, the chances are higher. When stopping depoprovera, you should use barrier protection if you do not desire pregnancy. ...Read more
This is my 9th day after stopping the provera (medroxyprogesterone) and still no period yet!
Is that normal? Can I still get my period? Am so worried and nervous
Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Unless you are pregnant you will eventually get your period. ...Read more
Is it possible to not have a period for up to a year after stopping depo provera (medroxyprogesterone)? Basically, how long until it is COMPLETELY out of your system?
Yes it is possible: It is not easy to predict or tell "how long until depo-provera is completely out of your system". On average, most women who used to have a regular cycle will resume their regular cycles within 3 to 9 months after stopping their injections. A few take longer. Note that "secondary amenorrhea" can occur without previous use of depo-provera and requires evaluation and treatment by a reproductive doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes : Yes, and it depends on how long you had been on depo, and how long since the prior shot. ...Read more
How long approximately will my period return after stopping Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)? Thanks
Cycle off Depo: It can actually take as long as 12 months for your cycle to return to normal after stopping Depo. ...Read more
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