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Related topic: Depo-provera, Abdominal cramps

Review: could Depo-provera cause Abdominal cramps?

Summary: Abdominal cramps could be caused by Depo-provera, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Yaz, and have Contraception.

We study 9,848 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 217 have Abdominal cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal cramps and more.

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Depo-provera

Depo-provera (latest outcomes from 10,259 users) has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control.

Abdominal cramps

Abdominal cramps (latest reports from 610,918 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 9,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 217 people (2.21%) have Abdominal Cramps. They amount to 0.04% of all the 613,334 people who have Abdominal Cramps on eHealthMe.

Trend of Abdominal cramps in Depo-provera reports

Time on Depo-provera when people have Abdominal cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abdominal cramps78.76%3.54%5.31%4.42%4.42%1.77%1.77%

Age of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Depo-provera * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abdominal cramps0.46%0.46%20.83%36.11%31.48%9.26%0.00%1.39%

Severity of Abdominal cramps when taking Depo-provera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abdominal cramps0.00%20.00%60.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Abdominal cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Abdominal cramps0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (138 people, 63.59%)
  2. Premenstrual syndrome (14 people, 6.45%)
  3. Pain (14 people, 6.45%)
  4. Acne (11 people, 5.07%)
  5. Depression (10 people, 4.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Yaz (19 people, 8.76%)
  2. Topamax (19 people, 8.76%)
  3. Yasmin (17 people, 7.83%)
  4. Zyprexa (15 people, 6.91%)
  5. Depakote (13 people, 5.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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