Review: could Depo-provera cause Depression?
Summary: Depression 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 Accutane, and have Contraception.
We study 9,940 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 489 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression 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 10,351 users)
Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, acne.(latest reports from Depression 254,062 patients)
On Dec, 20, 2014: 9,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 715 people (7.19%) have Depression.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Depression * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Depression when taking Depo-provera * :
Severity of Depression when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Depression ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (232 people, 32.45%)
- Endometriosis (36 people, 5.03%)
- Depression (33 people, 4.62%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (21 people, 2.94%)
- Asthma (20 people, 2.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Accutane (45 people, 6.29%)
- Lexapro (35 people, 4.90%)
- Effexor (35 people, 4.90%)
- Paxil (30 people, 4.20%)
- Seroquel (27 people, 3.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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