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

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Condition: Other
6/6/2013 2:48:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
too soon to tell

Condition: Other
5/23/2013 3:34:38 AM

Reviewer: Alli6, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started two years ago, and now I have ended up in the ER twice because of symptoms this drug is literally poison in your body. Im off it now because of it eating away my bones. I didn't get any weight loss or gain. but its caused me to be in so much pain since initially getting it my advice would be not to touch the stuff I was in so much pain for two months and they could do nothing for it. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/8/2013 4:33:43 PM

Reviewer: stansbjr, 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: 5

Comment:
I got on the depo shot when I was 16. I wanted to get on it so I would not have a period. I bled for three months straight and almost got off of it. My doctor told me it should stop after the second shot. Which it did. After the second shot I would only spot about two weeks before my next shot was due. I liked it also because I only had to get a shot every three months and not worry about taking a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/24/2013 7:20:12 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
DONT NOT GET THIS SHOT. I took this shot 1 time and my body went down hill from there. I spotted the whole 3 months. I had night sweats, anxeity, shaking/jitters, depressed, crying, ill feeling. I didnt go back to get the next shot because of these side effects and started having withdrawl symptons. I couldnt eat, felt sick, worried. I lost 10 pounds and I was only like 118. I went to the ER twice ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/23/2013 4:32:16 PM

Reviewer: Noel, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on the depo for almost 2 years. I have been off of it for over a year. I bleed everyday because this medication thins the uterus lining and it is nearly impossible to correct. I'm not even thirty! We wanted to have another baby and my doctor says that may not even be possible any more. Please be caustious of this shot. I don't recommend it.

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