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Review: could Depo-provera cause Bone and joint pain (Joint pain)?

Summary: 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 Birth control.

We study 9,948 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 277 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

Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,364 Depo-provera users)

Bone and joint pain

Bone and joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,740 Bone and joint pain patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 9,948 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 277 people (2.78%) have Bone And Joint Pain.

Trend of Bone and joint pain in Depo-provera reports

Time on Depo-provera when people have Bone and joint pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bone and joint pain62.04%11.11%1.85%1.85%6.48%12.04%4.63%

Age of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Depo-provera * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bone and joint pain0.00%0.40%12.25%31.23%26.88%20.55%5.14%3.56%

Severity of Bone and joint pain when taking Depo-provera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bone and joint pain0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bone and joint pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bone and joint pain0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (81 people, 29.24%)
  2. Endometriosis (33 people, 11.91%)
  3. Eczema (10 people, 3.61%)
  4. Acne (10 people, 3.61%)
  5. Menorrhagia (7 people, 2.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Topamax (19 people, 6.86%)
  2. Radiation therapy (17 people, 6.14%)
  3. Chemotherapeutics nos (17 people, 6.14%)
  4. Prednisone (16 people, 5.78%)
  5. Accutane (14 people, 5.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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