How long does it take after first injection of the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) to be affective to prevent pregnancy?

Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) If you get depo shot during the 1st 5 days of your period – then you have immediate protection. “Quick start” is getting injection after 2 weeks w/o sex and a pregnancy test. Need back up protection for at least 7 days with this method.