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

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    Condition: Other
    1/4/2017 1:49:51 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    The first time I got my injection of Depo it was right after I had my period. I did not get a period again until I got my second shot and my period lasted for about 3 months. It was not a very heavy period but I was definitely having continuous light bleeding that was mixed with an off-white discharge sometimes. It was not fun. After I got my third shot the bleeding stopped. I noticed that when ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    12/16/2016 12:40:00 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Depression!! Feeling like I'm losing my mind.

    Condition: Other
    5/28/2015 9:44:43 PM

    Reviewer: mel1006, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I've been on the shot for almost two years now. It was a easy decision since i could never stay on track with the pills and wont use a IUD. I was fine for the first year, no bleeding but a bit of spotting when i got the first shot (on queue with my period) but then nothing. But come the first year mark, i suddenly noticed everything going downhill, horrible mood swings, ill be happy, then angr ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    12/16/2014 3:34:28 PM

    Reviewer: Court Bourque, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    It has been 3 months since my Depo shot. The worst 3 months of my life. Every single side effect you could have i have gotten it. I cant imagine what it has done to my body now. I never had pimples in my life until now, gained 5 lbs in the first 2 months, i had to pull myself together from these insane mood swings, my eczema came back from when i was a little girl, the headaches and ringing in my ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    11/2/2014 6:57:30 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    i have been on the depo shot for over two years. the first 6 months i experienced heavy bleeding. i have gotten the worst migranes, i have gained over 20 pounds, i now have high blood pressure, high heart rate and low sex drive. the only good to the depo shot is not having to remember to take it everyday. i am now switching to the cryselle pills.

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