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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...

Before I was supposed to get my third Depo-Provera shot I bled for a month. I'm on the second month and skipped it on the 13th. Still bleeding. Normal?? Ugh

Probably normal. The number one side effect of Depo-provera is irregular and unpredictable bleeding. Over 75% of women using the shot will have spotting or bleeding, sometimes for a few days but sometimes almost continuously for months. Your bleeding is probably due to the shot and is normal. It is treatable so if it is a problem you should talk to your doctor. Read more...

I missed my Depo-Provera shot by two weeks can I still get pregnant?

Depo and pregnancy. You can get pregnant if you miss your depo shot, and your fertility will increase with time. Read more...

I only had the Depo-Provera shot 3 times in 2014 Feb to Aug. My last shot Aug. Currently since then I have been trying to get pregnant & still no cycle? Why?

Depo. after stopping the depo shot it takes about a year for your cycles to normalize so you just have to wait that long and then try to get pregnant. Read more...
Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) This is a side-effect of the DepoProvera . It can take a while after you stop it to start ovulating and having periods again. Since you can get pregnant before your first period after using it, it is a good idea to start prenatal vitamins now and use another method of contraception like condoms until your periods resume. Read more...

Hi im a 32 yr old women n im on the Depo-Provera shot. How long to I have to wait till I can get pregnant?

Variable. While Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is only reliable for contraception for 12-13 weeks it takes a variable amount of time to wear off and in fact can cause sub-fertility for an average of 17 months. Hope this helps. Read more...