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    Condition: Other
    4/3/2008 7:31:17 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I went on the shot because I had excruciatingly painful periods, and it would aggravate my panic disorder about a week before my cycle started. The first shot was great--my period was only 8 hours long! Then about a month later I started bleeding every day and it lasted several weeks but eventually stopped. I've been on it for over a year now and over all am glad I started getting the shots ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    3/30/2008 11:01:38 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been off and on Depo (depending on if I had insurance) for 10 years. I got pregnant while on the pill, and was able to be on Depo when breastfeeding. I nursed until my son was about 9 mo. old. I love not having a period, as mine make me almost anemic, and are extremely painful. I have gained weight, but can't say it is due to Depo, as I am a heavier person anyway. I am now 32, and ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    3/7/2008 10:17:31 AM

    Reviewer: madmom, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was not informed that this medication also decreases your production of milk and I was breast feeding it made it difficult at first since I had the shot before I left the hospital with my baby also I was a size 7 that day but within 3 months my weight rose to a size 11 I checked the research and on average women on depo gain 13 pounds per every year you are on the medication I also became very c ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    2/20/2008 9:12:22 AM

    Reviewer: tina, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    3 months and no worries

    Condition: Other
    2/14/2008 12:26:05 AM

    Reviewer: elise, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    i have been taking depo for 9 months and i absolutley want to get off of it. i have had tremendous hair loss, tiredness,constant spotting, my breast have shrunk,and i have no intrest in sex. and to top it all off now it causes bone loss! i dont recomend this drug to anyone and im looking for another birth control next doctor visit!

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