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Review: could Depo-provera cause Dyspareunia (Sexual intercourse - painful)?

Summary: Dyspareunia 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 Buspar, and have Birth control.

We study 9,960 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

Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,378 Depo-provera users)

Dyspareunia

Dyspareunia (painful sexual intercourse) has been reported by people with birth control, osteoporosis, osteopenia, pain, depression. (latest reports from 1,668 Dyspareunia patients)

On Feb, 26, 2015: 9,960 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 39 people (0.39%) have Dyspareunia.

Trend of Dyspareunia in Depo-provera reports

Time on Depo-provera when people have Dyspareunia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dyspareunia37.50%33.33%8.33%4.17%8.33%4.17%4.17%

Age of people who have Dyspareunia when taking Depo-provera * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dyspareunia0.00%0.00%16.67%46.67%33.33%3.33%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Dyspareunia when taking Depo-provera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dyspareunia0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Dyspareunia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dyspareunia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (12 people, 30.77%)
  2. Menstrual discomfort (2 people, 5.13%)
  3. Anxiety (2 people, 5.13%)
  4. Depression (2 people, 5.13%)
  5. Vaginal infection (1 people, 2.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Buspar (2 people, 5.13%)
  2. Celexa (2 people, 5.13%)
  3. Clonazepam (2 people, 5.13%)
  4. Seroquel (2 people, 5.13%)
  5. Trazodone hcl (1 people, 2.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • It started randomly when I got it got worse when I got it removed and that was five yrs ago well it's worse now like as the yrs go by sex hurts more and so much I have no desire to have it and it's causing problems with me and my husband.which is the same guy and the only guy I've been with the last five yrs

    Reply

  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • i was only on the depo when I began gaving migraines, then found out two years of taking depo I have a tumor

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Added estradiol taken orally 5.5 weeks ago*, and gingival hyperplasia began 4 weeks ago. All other meds/vits had been ongoing for a long time before that.
    Previously, estradiol was taken vaginally and is "non-systemic", therefore.

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