Review: could Depo-provera cause Bad Dreams?


Summary

Bad dreams 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 Diane, and have Contraception . We study 11,162 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Bad dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Bad dreams and more.

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Depo-provera

Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Depo-provera 12,339 users)

Bad Dreams

Bad dreams has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, drug ineffective, insomnia, suicidal ideation, nightmares (latest reports from 20,910 Bad dreams patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

11,162 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 19 people (0.17%) have Bad Dreams


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Bad dreams?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Bad Dreams *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bad Dreams when taking Depo-provera *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Bad Dreams when taking Depo-provera *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 20.0 %
  • 20-29: 53.33 %
  • 30-39: 20.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 6.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Bad Dreams when taking Depo-provera **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Bad Dreams **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Polycystic Ovaries (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Hirsutism (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Acne (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (2 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Paxil (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Diane (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Chantix (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Levoxyl (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (1 person, 5.26%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Hyperhidrosis (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Headache (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Pain (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Hallucination (5 people, 26.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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