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What are the pros and cons of Depo-Provera shot and birth control?

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Dr. Kenneth Crabb
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No easy answer

Pros: need dose only every 3 months very effective ~99.
9 many stop having menses esp with the 2nd dose. Cons: doctor's visit needed every 3 months may have irregular menses or constant spotting especially in 1st 3 months some reports of weight gain but not all no protection from diseases.

In brief: No easy answer

Pros: need dose only every 3 months very effective ~99.
9 many stop having menses esp with the 2nd dose. Cons: doctor's visit needed every 3 months may have irregular menses or constant spotting especially in 1st 3 months some reports of weight gain but not all no protection from diseases.
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