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    Depo-Provera intramuscular

    Side Effects

    List Depo-Provera intramuscular side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with Depo-Provera intramuscular:

    Common side effects of Depo-Provera intramuscular:

    • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodSevere
    • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • Feeling WeakLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • Intense Abdominal PainLess Severe
    • NervousLess Severe
    • Problem with PeriodsLess Severe
    • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe
    • Weight GainLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of Depo-Provera intramuscular:

    • DepressionSevere
    • AcneLess Severe
    • Breast TendernessLess Severe
    • Change in AppetiteLess Severe
    • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
    • Discharge from the VaginaLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Hair LossLess Severe
    • Inflammation or Infection of VaginaLess Severe
    • Joint PainLess Severe
    • Leg CrampsLess Severe
    • Low EnergyLess Severe
    • Painful PeriodsLess Severe
    • RashLess Severe
    • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
    • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

    Rare side effects of Depo-Provera intramuscular:

    • A Blood Clot within the Blood Vessels of the EyeSevere
    • Blood Clot in LungSevere
    • Blood Clot in VeinSevere
    • breast tumorSevere
    • Cushing's SyndromeSevere
    • Decreased Calcification or Density of BoneSevere
    • Discharge of Milk in Men or Women when Not BreastfeedingSevere
    • Erythema MultiformeSevere
    • Giant HivesSevere
    • High Amount of Calcium in the BloodSevere
    • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
    • Liver ProblemsSevere
    • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
    • Optic Disk EdemaSevere
    • OsteoporosisSevere
    • SeizuresSevere
    • Skin Condition Marked by Red and Painful NodulesSevere
    • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Bile Flow ProblemsSevere
    • Abnormal Fat DistributionLess Severe
    • Absence of Menstrual PeriodsLess Severe
    • DrowsinessLess Severe
    • Dry SkinLess Severe
    • Erosion of CervixLess Severe
    • Excessive HairinessLess Severe
    • Extreme Sense of Well BeingLess Severe
    • FeverLess Severe
    • Fibrous Thickening of SkinLess Severe
    • HivesLess Severe
    • Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe
    • ItchingLess Severe
    • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
    • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
    • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
    • Water RetentionLess Severe
    • Yellow-Brown Patches on SkinLess Severe

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    CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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