Related topic: Depo-provera, Bad dreams
Review: could Depo-provera cause Bad dreams?
Summary: Bad dreams could be caused by Depo-provera, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Diane, and have Hirsutism.
We study 9,848 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Bad dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Bad dreams and more.
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Depo-provera (latest outcomes from 10,259 users) has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control.
Bad dreams (unpleasant dreams) (latest reports from 83,234 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, pain.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 9,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 16 people (0.16%) have Bad Dreams. They amount to 0.02% of all the 83,154 people who have Bad Dreams on eHealthMe.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Bad dreams * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bad dreams||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Bad dreams when taking Depo-provera * :
|Bad dreams||0.00%||0.00%||18.75%||56.25%||18.75%||6.25%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Bad dreams when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bad dreams||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bad dreams ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bad dreams||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hirsutism (6 people, 37.50%)
- Polycystic ovaries (6 people, 37.50%)
- Acne (6 people, 37.50%)
- Contraception (5 people, 31.25%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Diane (6 people, 37.50%)
- Paxil (3 people, 18.75%)
- Chantix (3 people, 18.75%)
- Levoxyl (2 people, 12.50%)
- Clotrimazole (1 people, 6.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Depo-provera (medroxyprogesterone acetate) is often used for birth control. Find out below the conditions Depo-provera is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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wake up 3 to 4 times a week after having a severe nightmare in which i wake up crying and sobbing,never had anything like this before
Tara.22yrs.5 months on depo on Jan, 18, 2013:
No, nightmares, but waking up sobbing & attacking my boyfriend...I'm on the second shot and this site is scaring me, I have read way to much about other side-effects and I have experienced loads of other side-effects. I'm sorry, I think it's causing depression in you and myself. Hence your nightmares and crying and my anger/fear and sobbing uncontrollably over nothing. Ha I wish I could talk to you in person because I really related to your comment, but, anyways, I think I'm looking for an alternative and I am definitely not getting the 3rd come February...
Also though, I'd like to make make some suggestions and I hope you don't mind... So, maybe reading The Science of Sleep by Freud will help you understand how relevant nightmares and dreams are to our emotional levels. Perhaps, start taking herbal serotonin restoratives like 5htp(I'm planning on re-reading that book and buying some 5htp) And talk to a doctor about benzo's or anti-depressants, just please be careful with prescriptions, I can't believe How much this shot has been effecting mental, emotional and physical state...
take care and I hope you have people to talk to about it
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