Review: could Depo-provera cause Dvt (Deep venous thrombosis)?
Summary: Dvt 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 Yaz, and have Birth control.
We study 9,948 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 98 have Dvt. Find out below who they are, when they have Dvt and more.
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Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,364 Depo-provera users)
Dvt (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, multiple myeloma, premenstrual syndrome, acne. (latest reports from 43,386 Dvt patients)
On Jan, 2, 2015: 9,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 98 people (0.99%) have Dvt.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Dvt * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Dvt when taking Depo-provera * :
Severity of Dvt when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dvt ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (46 people, 46.94%)
- Deep vein thrombosis (12 people, 12.24%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (10 people, 10.20%)
- Anxiety (9 people, 9.18%)
- Acne (8 people, 8.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Yaz (32 people, 32.65%)
- Yasmin (26 people, 26.53%)
- Lexapro (15 people, 15.31%)
- Seroquel (14 people, 14.29%)
- Oxycontin (14 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 years ago):
I was on depo-provera from the time I was 15yrs old until I was 25. I have no experienced superficial and deep veing thrombosis in my right leg. I also get migraines with Aura and swelling in my right ankle
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