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Is Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) safe for anemic women?

Yes. Yes, depoprovera is safe in patients who are anemic. Depoprovera will help reduce the amount of blood lost during each menstrual period, which will help the patient conserve her iron stores. Read more...
Yes. Actually, Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) may eliminate menstrual periods in many women and help with iron deficiency which can lead to anemia. Most women are iron deficient to some degree by the mere fact that they menstruate. Read more...

Is Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) a trustworthy contraception?

Yes. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is a very effective form of birth control that is close to 99% effective in preventing pregnancy if injections are given on time. Injections are given every 3 months in your doctor's office. No pills to remember, no foreign bodies, and nothing to do prior to intercourse. It is a very reliable birth control option. Discuss this with your doctor. Read more...

Could I be pregnant if I am on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) pregnan. It is very unlikely to conceive on depo-provera, but check a home pregancy kit and see. Call your gyn if you are. Read more...
Not likely. Depo-provera 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...
No. This therapy is almost 100% reliable. Like anything in medicine, a unique result is possible. But, as a practical matter, you will not get pregnant if you take the shot every 3 months. Be sure to get a pregnancy test every time you go in for a shot. Strange stuff does happen, so protect yourself. Read more...

What leads to brown discharge on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Old blood. Many women on Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) don't have regular menstrual periods. Sometimes there is some breakthrough bleeding that occurs in small amounts. The blood may not come out right away so it turns a brown color that you see as it seeps out slowly. Read more...