Review: could Depo-provera cause Bone And Joint Pain?


Bone and joint 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 Topamax, and have Contraception . We study 9,886 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 283 have Bone and joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone and joint 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 Depo-provera 10,933 users)

Bone And Joint Pain

Bone and joint pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, joint pain, stroke, chest pain (latest reports from 133,619 Bone and joint pain patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

9,886 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 283 people (2.86%) have Bone And Joint Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Bone and joint pain?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Bone And Joint Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 52.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.27 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.18 %
  • 10+ years: 7.95 %

Gender of people who have Bone And Joint Pain when taking Depo-provera *:

  • female: 97.13 %
  • male: 2.87 %

Age of people who have Bone And Joint Pain when taking Depo-provera *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.42 %
  • 10-19: 13.33 %
  • 20-29: 30.83 %
  • 30-39: 28.75 %
  • 40-49: 17.92 %
  • 50-59: 5.0 %
  • 60+: 3.75 %

Severity if Bone And Joint Pain when taking Depo-provera **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Bone And Joint Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (73 people)
  • Endometriosis (22 people)
  • Acne (11 people)
  • Eczema (10 people)
  • Schizophrenia (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Topamax (20 people)
  • Radiation Therapy (17 people)
  • Chemotherapeutics Nos (17 people)
  • Accutane (17 people)
  • Prednisone (16 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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