I've had one shot of Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) it ends this month. How long will it take til I start having periods again?

Varies. Some women will resume normal cycles by five months after the last dose of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). However it is not unusual to have menstrual disturbances for up to 18 months - yes up to 1 and 1/2 years after even a single dose of Depo-Provera -provera (medroxyprogesterone).

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I took one shot of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) may 2012. And til this day my periods are not normal. How do I get them back norma. Do u recommend progesterone cream?

Many possibilities. The hormone should have worn off by now so look at your life style to see if stress of some kind is throwing off your periods. It depends what the abnormality is whether Progesterone would be helpful. Look firs a t eating healthy unprocessed foods preferably 6 times a day to keep blood sugar stable, breathe and relax, ((see kelly mcgonigal) and move through the day. Read more...

I got one shot of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) and was on for 3 mths. How soon can I get pregnant? Can I ovulate without getting my period?

Yes. You may not have any bleeding PRIOR TO the first time you ovulate after Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone). Unless you are pregnant, you should have a period AFTER each time you ovulate. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is only 'guaranteed' for 3 months; however, it lowers your chances of getting pregnant for up to 8 months. However, you can still 'try' to get pregnant anytime you are ready. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is not known to harm baby. Read more...

I've been on the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot for nearly three months now. I've had my period for close to ten days. When will it end? Are long periods normal?

See below. I would highly suggest that you see your doctor because having a period is not normal for this - and you might benefit from using Lysteda or possible a birth control pill with estrogen. Read more...
Yes. Bleeding on Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can be very unpredictable. Eventually, if you are lucky, all bleeding will stop. But in the first 6 months you may have prolonged cycles and irregular bleeding, though usually lighter flow. Read more...

How long after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) will periods be normal? Last shot 8/01/13. Last period was 10/28/13. Almost two months. No possibility of pregnancy.

Variable. There are many different things that contribute to how long after stopping depoprovera it takes for the ovaries to start working again and menses to resume. This includes how long a person has been taking the depoprovera, body size (fat stores the hormone), and baseline ovarian function. 2-3 months is pretty normal. Read more...

I took first shot Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) on first day of period how long will period last?

Hard to predict. Long acting continuous progestin contraception such as depoprovera commonly have irregular bleeding as a side effect. So you could have a normal period or prolonged irregular bleeding. Women who have been on depo for a while often have no bleeding at all! Read more...