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What are possible side effects of taking Depo-Provera shots?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can cause a cessation of menstruation, mood alterations such as depression and in patients weighing more than 220+ lbs a shortening of its effectiveness to less than the 3 months as indicated by the package insert from the manufacturer.

In brief: No periods +

Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can cause a cessation of menstruation, mood alterations such as depression and in patients weighing more than 220+ lbs a shortening of its effectiveness to less than the 3 months as indicated by the package insert from the manufacturer.
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