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Drug Guide    D   Depo-Provera

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USES: This medication is used to treat some forms of endometrial cancer, kidney cancer and breast cancer.

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OverviewPhotosHow To UseSide EffectsPrecautionsMissed DoseDrug Interactions

This medication is used to treat some forms of endometrial cancer, kidney cancer and breast cancer.
  • This medication is also used as a contraceptive agent to prevent pregnancy.

  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


Depo Provera. August 29, 1996
Depo Provera. August 29, 1996
Depo-Provera injections are one of
Depo-Provera injections are one of
a medicine called Depo-Provera,
a medicine called Depo-Provera,

How To Use
  • HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: This medication is given by injection into a muscle usually once a week.
  • Once improvement occurs and the cancer appears to be stabilized, it may be given less frequently, such as once a month.

Side Effects
  • This medication causes irregular menstrual bleeding patterns but with continued use may result in an absence of menstrual bleeding.
  • Headache, stomach cramps, dizziness, nausea, depression, breast tenderness, fluid retention, bloating, hot flashes, acne, change in appetite, sweating, nervousness, weight gain or pain and irritation at the injection site may occur.
  • If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop a sudden severe headache, vomiting, fainting, pain in the calf associated with warmth, redness or swelling; breathing trouble, sudden shortness of breath, chest pain, changes in vision, or numbness in the arm or legs while taking this medication.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

  • Tell your doctor if you have any pre-existing liver disease, diabetes, seizure disorder, kidney disease, heart trouble, eye disorders, asthma; a history of depression, blood clots, migraines or miscarriage; and of any allergies.
  • This medication should not be used during pregnancy.
  • If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, inform your doctor immediately.
  • This medication appears in breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • It is important to take each dose as scheduled.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
  • If you miss more than one dose, contact your doctor to establish a new dosing schedule.

Drug Interactions
  • This medication can alter the effects of other medications.
  • Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take.
  • This medication can alter the results of certain laboratory tests.
  • Remind your doctor you are taking this medication if you are scheduled for any lab tests.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Depo-Provera
Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 40
Location: sunshine cost qld
Time Taken: 16 months days

Reason: to pervent pregnancy Date: 7 April 2011
Side Effects
panick atacks , feelt very suesidel ,allways tired, very bad mood swings , bones hurting, disseynes, an weight gain

Additional Thoughts
my docter thinks im being silly .how can i prove that its depo thats doing this to me i want help last month i took all the sleeping pills i had it was about haurf a box and i didnt care if i died if there was a fall box i would of taken the lot i have never felt like this before an it all started when i started haveing depo

Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: M
Age: 24
Location: west virginia
Time Taken: 6 months-1 year years

Reason: Contraception Date: 7 January 2011
Side Effects
Extreme weight gain I started the medication at 135 lbs and after three doses I had gained up to 180lbs

Additional Thoughts
I also took this medication before the warnings included bone density and teeth probelms were listed I happen to have very brittle teeth. I wonder who i would need to contact about this?

Overall:3 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 20
Location: Keyser WVa
Time Taken: 8 years

Reason: So I dont get pregnanat Date: 7 June 2009
Side Effects
Milk coming out of my breasts.

Additional Thoughts
I contacted a lady that delievers baby and she said i need to contact my doctor at the health department on Monday. I am just really worried because she said it is a servere side effect.

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