Is the Depo-Provera shot affective as soon as taken and what are the chances of pregnancy while on Depo-Provera just started?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) hopefully you had the depo shot during your period because it sounds like your first one. It would be unlikely that you would ovulate and become pregnant. I always tell my patients to use a back up method such as condoms for the first two weeks with any new method. when in doubt , take a pregnancy test and see your doctor.
Depo. depo shot is 99 percent effective in preventing pregnancy, and begins to work immediately if given within the first 5 days of the menstrual cycle, and it needs to be given every 3 months.

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Is there a way chances of pregnancy while on the Depo-Provera shot?

Nothing impossible. But it's rare to get pregnant once your on depo-provera. Nothing is 100% effective but this works really well taken every 11-14 weeks without fail. Good luck. Read more...

1 st shot of Depo-Provera oct 2012 period over 6 weeks late having a lot of pregnancy symptom including frequent urination. What are the chances of pregnancy?

Not likely. Depo shot is very effective as a contraceptive and it is unlikely that you could be pregnant. Read more...
Check pregnancy test. Depoprovera failures are very rare. It is a very effective method. If you are concerned then take a simple test available at any pharmacy. No reason to stress out. Check a test and you will have your answer in minutes. It is normal to not have a period while on depo. Read more...

What are the chances of an accidental pregnancy while your on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) and have perfect use of the shot?

DEPO works. There is nothing in your question that would provide a clue as to what your real worry is about. I can tell you that the depo shot is very effective at preventing unwanted pregnancy. Read more...

If you get all your Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shots on time and get no period anymore is there still a chance pregnancy would happen? What are the chances?

Very low. As long as you get your shots on time , your risk of pregnancy is very low. If you think at anytime you might be pregnant , do a pregnancy test and see your doctor. Please remember to use condoms as Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot does not protect from sexually transmitted diseases..Also talk to your doctor about calcium plus vit d supplement for bone healthy. Take care. Read more...
Depo works. Depoprovera failures are very rare. It is a very effective method. If you are concerned then take a simple test available at any pharmacy. No reason to stress out. Check a test and you will have your answer in minutes. It is normal to not have a period while on depo. Read more...

Can the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot mess up your chances for pregnancy?

No. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) won't decrease your chances of getting pregnant after it wears off. You should know, however, that it takes about 8 months to completely wear off. Its only "guaranteed" for 3 months but it will dimish your chances of getting pregnant for 8 months after your last injection. After that, it doesn't affect your pregnancy chances. Best wishes! Read more...
Not permanent but. it can lead to delayed pregnancies. 50% of women will get pregnant within nine months of their last Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection. Read more...