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Is having no menstrual period for a year after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) normal?

Yes. You should see your doctor and get some hormonal assistance to "jump start" your cycle, though. It is not good to have less than four periods a year. Read more...

How to tell if I am not getting pregnant if I inject Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) 3days after my menstrual period?

Usually not. A good time to get the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection is during or right after the period, because it is very unlikely a woman will be pregnant when having a normal period. The shot takes several days to take effect, so by 4 days after the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection a woman should not be able to get pregnant. Read more...

Can you still get the Depo-Provera shot while on your period?

Usually. Although it is recommended to get the depo shot within a few days of staring a period (at least for the initial one) or within 12 weeks of a previous injection, it should be fine as long as your doctor has totally ruled out the possibility of pregnancy. Read more...

What's the common side effects for the Depo-Provera shot? Do you have to be on your period when you get the shot? What happens if you're not on your period?

Irregular Menses. Some side effects of depo shot include, menstrual irregularity/ flow changes, bone loss.The 1st shot should be within 5 days of menses onset/then 1 shot every 3 months. Do not miss any dose as this may result in pregnancy. Over time most women stop having periods so keep taking your scheduled shots. Discuss calcium use with your doctor. Depo does not protect you from aids/other stds so use condoms. Read more...

What are the chances of getting pregnant still on Depo-Provera and being on your period and how long will you be on your period while on Depo-Provera

The . The chances of getting pregnant while on depo is less than 1 percent regardless of wether or not you are on your period. Your period will vary. Some women get a very light period while others get a normal to heavy period with the number of days ranging from 3 to 7 days. Take care. Read more...

I got on the Depo-Provera shot almost two weeks ago. I got it a little after my period. How long many days does it take to be effective and work?

Depo and menses. The depo shot makes the lining thin and is a hormone injection that lasts up to 3 months. It should be effective with this cycle. Still, you may have irregular bleeding until your body gets adjusted but should still be protected during this time. Read more...