Review: could Depo-provera cause Abdominal pain?
Summary: Abdominal pain is found among people who take Depo-provera, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Yaz, and have Birth control.
We study 9,965 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 220 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.
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Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,380 Depo-provera users)
Abdominal pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 107,282 Abdominal pain patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 9,965 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 377 people (3.78%) have Abdominal Pain.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Abdominal pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal pain||77.54%||4.35%||4.35%||5.07%||5.07%||2.17%||1.45% |
Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Depo-provera * :
|Abdominal pain||0.58%||0.29%||18.42%||39.47%||29.82%||9.06%||1.17%||1.17% |
Severity of Abdominal pain when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||33.33%||44.44%||22.22% |
How people recovered from Abdominal pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||20.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (139 people, 36.87%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (14 people, 3.71%)
- Pain (14 people, 3.71%)
- Acne (11 people, 2.92%)
- Anxiety (10 people, 2.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Yaz (19 people, 5.04%)
- Topamax (19 people, 5.04%)
- Yasmin (17 people, 4.51%)
- Oxycontin (16 people, 4.24%)
- Depakote (15 people, 3.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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