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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Depo-Provera IM.

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Condition: Other
7/8/2008 4:01:55 PM

Reviewer: lemer, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The warning available now for bone loss were not available to me when I took this drug. I was only on it for 9 months (3 shots)....that was over 8 years ago. I will live the rest of my life in constant pain because of this drug. The damage done to my bones and joints will never go away and has never been fully recognized by my doctors. Thank you WebMD for posting these warnings so others will ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/11/2008 10:22:44 AM

Reviewer: dlp101290, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am not satisfied with depo at all!! Please before you start this click on drugs and treatments and type in depo-provera and read everything you can get your hands on!! It works, but every time I have sex the day after my period starts. I have been getting horrible cramps and migraines. I got on depo shot being told it will my my periods shorter if I have a period at all. Well after I got my firs ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/8/2008 2:00:48 PM

Reviewer: hannahrose21p, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
when i was on it before i got preg with my little girl i was on it for 3 yrs and never bleed but then i got off it to get preg and it took 1 1/2 and now that im on it again i have not stoped bleeding and my little girl is almost 7 months old..

Condition: Other
4/30/2008 11:08:36 AM

Reviewer: self_made, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This was, in fact, the worst experience of my whole life-I'd rather be pregnant all over again!! I bled for 7 weeks straight, a nasty brown color nonstop! I was tired, lacked interest in sex, and my long hair was starting to fall out. I had the shot only once and will NEVER take it again...even my fiancee asked that I stop using it. Nonstop bleeding PLUS lack of interest in sex = not recommen ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/22/2008 12:40:20 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I loved Depo when I originally started using it. I had horrible periods that would make me miss school. With Depo my periods stopped but mood swings were worse, weight gain everytime I received the shot.I would loose some of the weight, but after my next shot it would be back. It worked really well but now I regret being on it for so long. It caused problem with my triglycerides and a few other ar ... Show Full Comment

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