Depo-provera and Depression - from FDA reports
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 Mirena, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Depo-provera. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,020 people who have side effects when taking Depo-provera from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 03, 2017
12,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 637 people (5.3%) have Depression
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depo-provera when people have Depression *:
- < 1 month: 58.12 %
- 1 - 6 months: 13.72 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.97 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.97 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.39 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.39 %
- 10+ years: 1.44 %
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Depo-provera *:
- female: 98.08 %
- male: 1.92 %
Age of people who have Depression when taking Depo-provera *:
- 0-1: 0.41 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 14.2 %
- 20-29: 37.93 %
- 30-39: 32.05 %
- 40-49: 12.58 %
- 50-59: 1.62 %
- 60+: 1.22 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (297 people, 46.62%)
- Endometriosis (34 people, 5.34%)
- Stress And Anxiety (28 people, 4.40%)
- Acne (28 people, 4.40%)
- Pain (25 people, 3.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Mirena (46 people, 7.22%)
- Accutane (44 people, 6.91%)
- Effexor (35 people, 5.49%)
- Topamax (30 people, 4.71%)
- Lexapro (27 people, 4.24%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (200 people, 31.40%)
- Weight Increased (182 people, 28.57%)
- Headache (123 people, 19.31%)
- Fatigue (115 people, 18.05%)
- Suicidal Ideation (107 people, 16.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Depression when taking Depo-provera?
Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Depo-provera 13,021 users)
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