Is it true, the Depo-Provera shot makes you have longer mentrual perios? I used to last 3 days now its almost a week & its annoying (first time on it)

Ask the doctor ... Prescribing the med (by email or appt). Or check the side effects contained in the literature thta accompanies the shot of ask your pharmacist.

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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...

I got the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot for the first time in october. I just started my period now for almost 2 weeks is that normal. No period since now either?

Common. Spotting and irregular cycles are extremely common with Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) "the shot". It can last for several months. It is rarely ever of any significant concern. You may use additional medication such as low-dose estrogen pills to attempt to remove the bleeding. But these are unnecessary. It should go away on its own. Read more...

I did the Depo-Provera shot for the first time. But I bleed everyday so on the mid third month I put in a nuva ring. Will my period be irregular? How long

Eventually. The ring is quite effective for cycle control and for birth control. However, the shot can interfere with the cycle for many months. If you continue to use the ring your cycles should respond and return to normal within a few months. 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...