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After getting a Depo-Provera shot for birth control, does the shot go into affect right away?

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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Depends on timing

If you got it when starting a regular cycle, or while on another form of contraception like the pill then immediate.
If in question, use back up protection for a min of 10 days.

In brief: Depends on timing

If you got it when starting a regular cycle, or while on another form of contraception like the pill then immediate.
If in question, use back up protection for a min of 10 days.
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