Review: could Depo-provera cause Dyspareunia (Sexual intercourse - painful)?
Summary: Dyspareunia is found among people who take Depo-provera, especially for people who are 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Buspar, and have Birth control. We study 9,975 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Dyspareunia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dyspareunia and more.
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Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,388 Depo-provera users)
Dyspareunia (painful sexual intercourse) has been reported by people with birth control, osteoporosis, osteopenia, pain, depression. (latest reports from 1,670 Dyspareunia patients)
On Apr, 30, 2015: 9,972 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 39 people (0.39%) have Dyspareunia.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Dyspareunia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Dyspareunia when taking Depo-provera * :
Severity of Dyspareunia when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dyspareunia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (12 people, 30.77%)
- Menstrual discomfort (2 people, 5.13%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 5.13%)
- Depression (2 people, 5.13%)
- Vaginal infection (1 people, 2.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Buspar (2 people, 5.13%)
- Celexa (2 people, 5.13%)
- Clonazepam (2 people, 5.13%)
- Seroquel (2 people, 5.13%)
- Trazodone hcl (1 people, 2.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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