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Condition: Other
2/11/2009 2:26:48 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The treatment has been great. After having 3 kids I needed a temporary contraception until my husbands vasectomy was done. I have been on this shot for 6 months and have not had a period, which is fine by me.I have had mood swings which is normal. If you are gaining more then 20pds on the shot it is you not the shot. If you read up on it you do gain a little weight, but not 100 pounds. I did gain ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/1/2009 10:52:35 PM

Reviewer: KArLee93, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My docter forced me to take this at 15 i took it once and it has beed almost 6 months and now im about to go to the ER because of the pain and the horrible colored discharcge that is coming out with my period... i hate this and will probably sue... i am still 15 and i never agreed to go on this i'm not sexualy active and i have not been back to the docter since i got this retarded shot... i do ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/31/2009 12:06:32 PM

Reviewer: cilla, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm 48, I've been in this treatment for the past 2 1/2 years, had no problems. March 2008. is the last time i got the shot and I've decided to stop. it's been 10 months and I have not gotten my period, have cramps, headache, breat tenderness. my question is when will i get my period?

Condition: Other
1/25/2009 7:31:19 PM

Reviewer: eve77, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started on this med after I had my son. I was only 19 yrs old. I had gained about 20 lbs from my pregnancy, but the rest as I have discovered is from being on the shot. I am currently 110 lbs overweight, have serious acne, ugly gross man like facial hair, and hair loss from my scalp. It has messed me up completely. I have been off of depo for almost a year now, I was on it for about a year and a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/21/2009 2:29:34 AM

Reviewer: littleone, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
i went on the shot to prevent pregnancy and reduce period. i did not have a bad period before. little mood swings or cramps, no heavy bleeding. the first 6 months were a week each (first 3 months then 2nd just b4 next shot) of light bleeding. can't be sure about weight gain as i started taking it just before turning 29 and had been gaining slowly since my mid 20's as many of us do (20lbs t ... Show Full Comment

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