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Review: could Depo-provera cause Bloating?

Summary: Bloating could be caused by Depo-provera, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, also take Bactrim, and have Contraception.

We study 9,848 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Bloating. Find out below who they are, when they have Bloating 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.

Bloating

Bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen) (latest reports from 1,704 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 9,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 4 people (0.04%) have Bloating. They amount to 0.24% of all the 1,674 people who have Bloating on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bloating in Depo-provera reports

Time on Depo-provera when people have Bloating * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bloating33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bloating0.00%0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Bloating when taking Depo-provera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bloating0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bloating ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bloating0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Birth control (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Mrsa infection (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Itching (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Nausea and vomiting (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Bactrim (1 people, 25.00%)
  2. Metoclopramide (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Claritin (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I had a normal period after stopping the depo shot and then a couple weeks later started having these symptoms

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Bloating, nausea, fatigue, headaches

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • Depo provera and 50mg topamax
    I was wondering if 50 mg of topamax would decrease the effevtiveness of the depo shot?

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    My recent A1C level was 5.7, indicating pre-diabetes. The only change in medications since my last A1C was checked (2 years ago)is the Depo shot that I started in August of last year. I have gained almost 20 pounds since then as well, which I know can contribute to an increase in A1C levels. My ques ...

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    In November, My husband had to rush me to the ER because I was having terrible pain in my left kidney area. After a CT scan, it was determined that I had 2 kidney stones trying to pass together. One was 1mm and the other was 3mm, and caused excruciating pain. So they prescribed me Flomax and I thoug ...

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