Review: could Depo-provera cause Bad dreams (Nightmares)?
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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Diane, and have Acne.
We study 9,965 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 has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,380 Depo-provera users)
Bad dreams (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 14,339 Bad dreams patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 9,960 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 16 people (0.16%) have Bad Dreams.
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 * :
- Acne (6 people, 37.50%)
- Polycystic ovaries (6 people, 37.50%)
- Hirsutism (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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