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

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Condition: Other
12/18/2013 9:34:05 AM

Reviewer: Gloryyyyy, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Wtf! Everything was okay...I got on depo in November the 6 2013 so I didn't get my period that month & on December 6 2013 I stared bleeding a little (my periods are only 5 days long) so because of this shot I've been on my period almost 13 days since December the 6 to December the 18th. ITS NOT STOPING AT ALL WHAT IS THE POINT OF GETTING THE SHOT TO PEVENT PREGNANCY RIGHT? IF YOU CAN ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/5/2013 5:25:06 PM

Reviewer: Batmom, 19-24 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 is a terrible drug. I've had varied results with birth control, but I take other medication and kept forgetting to take the pill. At my last hospital visit they offered it to me and I caved. BAD. IDEA. I have type one Diabetes and it has been Hell on my blood sugars. I'm less than two months in and I am fatigued, My migraines (Which I take medication for) are coming back full time. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/2/2013 1:44:49 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was so excited when I learned about the miracle shot that you only had to get once every three months and usually got rid of your period. After one dose I had to get off. My mental state went out the window, I bled for three months straight, and I felt extremely weak. Please think long and hard before getting this shot because it can change who you are.

Condition: Other
11/21/2013 9:01:46 PM

Reviewer: MJ, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just started this shot right before I got to college and had no issues until I pretty much had a 3 month period. I also gained 40 lb since I got to college, and it's only November. I have never had issues with acne, but now my entire face is red. I also get the rashes on occasion. What scares me the most though is that it has actually caused me heart issues. I used to swim a mile a day no pr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
9/22/2013 1:24:35 AM

Reviewer: suzie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I began using this drug only 5 months ago for abnormal uterine bleeding. After the first shot I was happy because the bleeding stopped. After the second shot I began to have severe hot flashes. I also found out it causes bone loss and I already have a bone loss issue from having hip resurfing. I wouldn't use this medication if you are in your 40's or 50's

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