Review: could Depo-provera cause Dyspareunia?
Summary: Dyspareunia could be caused by Depo-provera, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Celexa, and have Contraception.
We study 9,848 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Dyspareunia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dyspareunia and more.
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Depo-provera (latest outcomes from 10,259 users) has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control.
Dyspareunia (painful sexual intercourse) (latest reports from 8,029 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, osteoporosis, osteopenia, pain, depression.
On Apr, 13, 2014: 9,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 38 people (0.39%) have Dyspareunia. They amount to 0.47% of all the 8,022 people who have Dyspareunia on eHealthMe.
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 ** :
How people recovered from Dyspareunia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (12 people, 31.58%)
- Depression (2 people, 5.26%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 5.26%)
- Menstrual discomfort (2 people, 5.26%)
- Uterine leiomyoma (1 people, 2.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Celexa (2 people, 5.26%)
- Buspar (2 people, 5.26%)
- Seroquel (2 people, 5.26%)
- Clonazepam (2 people, 5.26%)
- Trazodone hcl (1 people, 2.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Depo-provera (medroxyprogesterone acetate) is often used for birth control. Find out below the conditions Depo-provera is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (1 day ago):
This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.
Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:
Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27
From this study (6 days ago):
Wake up cold and clothes damp and skin is damp. I have to change night clothes then go back to sleep
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Once a month every 3 or 4weeks for 2 or 3 days.
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