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What Is In A Depo Provera Shot
Yes: Most women have no periods or irregular spotting after about a month from their first Depo shot. ...Read more
When it is possible to get pregnant after a year and a half of discontinuing Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection?
Is the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot needed 3 weeks after a dnc?Or is that only if there is bleeding present? I am tryin to get off it but obgyn recommend shot.
Depo shot is due the end of this month currently taken Flagyl i've only had one Depo-Provera shot how soon can I become pregnant?
Affects of depo: It is very common for patients on Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to miss their cycle. The longer that your are on the medication the higher you chance is that you will miss your cycle. Some patient though will have regular cycles or even deal with very irregular cycles with frequent bleeding. So in short, with Depo-Provera its very different for each patient. ...Read more
How effective is the depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot plus using a condom during sex, what are the chances I would get pregnant??
Very small: You certainly are being very cautious, good for you ...Read more
I missed the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. I have been on it for two and a half years. How long is the Depo-Provera good for before getting pregnant. ?
3 months: The manufacturer says 3 months. Many women 'may' have protection beyond that, and many women do not resume cycling for several months after getting off dmpa, even up to 2 years! but if you don't want to be pregnant, you better assume it is 'good for' 3 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a miscommunication issue and ended up receiving 1st Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot on day 17 of my cycle, is it effective contraceptive or not immediately?
No not effective yet: It should be within 5 days. Taking Depo so late might actually enhance a pregnacy( if you are post-ovulatory).I would use back up for 1st 30 days. ...Read more
Is it possible that I'm pregnant 7 weeks after my Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot has worn out? Or is the Depo-Provera in my system for much longer? Thanks.
Depo-Provera: It is possible to become pregnant if you did not receive the Depo-Provera during the 11-13 week dosing window. The medication dose decreases to the point that it may not protect against pregnancy after 13 weeks. Although some women may take up to 1 year resume ovulation and become pregnant after their last dose of Depo-Provera. ...Read more
Does the Depo-Provera shot stop a woman from ovulating? Even if I only had one shot? How does the Depo-Provera shot work
I got the Depo-Provera birth control shot last month and now my period is late by 2 days. Is this an effect of the shot or could I be pregnant?
If you have recently received a Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot is it normal for your nipples to go darker because of all of the hormones?
Hi! I would just like to ask if drinking a tea after a few days of having a Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot reduces the effectivity of the birth control shot?
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): no. tea is safe to drink unless you have purchased some unusual brand of tea- try chamomile ...Read more
I got two rounds of the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot.My cycle turned normal for 3 months then missed a period. Could this be due to the Depo-Provera shot?
I've recently started using the Depo shot... This is my second time and the leg I was given the shot in is killing me... Is this normal?
How likely is it to get pregnant while on the prova Depo-Provera shot for birthcontrol but also on the hCG diet shots ?
Not likely : Depoprovera is one of the most effective forms of birth control as long as you get the shot every 3 months as directed. Irregular or absent periods are an expected side effect. Failure rates are 1-3%. Anytime you suspect that you may be pregnant the best thing to do is to take home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. In minutes you will have your answer. ...Read more
How long does it take for the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) to come out of the body? I got my last shot May, and I am due next month for another shot
Low: Levels arefalling below effective levels in 3 months. That is why it is repeated every 3 months ...Read more
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