How does someone know if they are pregnant while on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)? Are the symptoms different?

Take a test. To find out if you are pregnant on Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) take an at home pregnancy test. Many women on Depo-Provera do not have regular periods so missing your period is not a good marker of pregnancy. You may have breast tenderness, nausea, and fatigue. These are all signs of an early pregnancy that may be the same on depo.

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Okay I used 'pull out method 1 month ago I'm on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) took 2 pregnancy tests both negative. Could I still be pregnant? I'm having some symptoms

Doubtful. Without a description of your symptoms,a good answer to your question is difficult to provide. A repeat pregnancy test may be on order buy I would recommend a visit to your primary medical provider so a more complete picture can be obtained to get the appropriate answer and quality care. Read more...

Please tell me can Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) make you have pregnancy symptoms?

Yes. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) contains the hormone 'Progesterone'. Progesterone got its name from the high levels of Progesterone in pregnancy that help maintain the pregnancy. Its 'pro gestational'. Some pregnancy symptoms are due to high levels of progesterone. Some women who get an injection of progesterone, such as Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) feel a little bit like they are pregnant. Best wishes! Read more...

I've been having pregnancy symptoms but im on the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) can you tell me why im having these symptoms?

Doctor to evaluate. A return visit to the ob-gyn doctor can help figure out the pregnancy symptoms. The doctor can do a pregnancy test to verify non-pregnancy. A physical exam and some blood tests can help find out if there are stomach problems, hormonal imbalances, or other things that might cause pregnancy-like symptoms. Read more...
Progesterone. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is synthetic Progesterone which is also present in high levels during pregnancy, naturally. Read more...

5 weeks after having baby had unprotected sex 2 times had Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection twice & belly swelling pregnancy symptoms 4 months on can I be preg?

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...