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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 Contraception.

We study 9,940 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 Depo-provera 10,351 users)

Dyspareunia

Dyspareunia (painful sexual intercourse) has been reported by people with birth control, osteoporosis, osteopenia, pain, depression.(latest reports from Dyspareunia 1,665 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 9,927 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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