Review: could Depo-provera cause Dyspareunia?


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 - 6 months, also take medication Buspar, and have Contraception . We study 9,182 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 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 10,329 users)

Dyspareunia

Dyspareunia (painful sexual intercourse) has been reported by people with muscle aches, vulvovaginal dryness, vulvovaginal mycotic infection, back pain, insomnia (latest reports from 1,439 Dyspareunia patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

9,182 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 20 people (0.22%) have Dyspareunia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Dyspareunia?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Dyspareunia *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 43.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 22.22 %
  • 20-29: 38.89 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 5.56 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Dyspareunia when taking Depo-provera **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

How people recovered from Dyspareunia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (10 people)
  • Menstrual Discomfort (2 people)
  • Depression (2 people)
  • Anxiety (2 people)
  • Vaginal Infection (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (2 people)
  • Clonazepam (2 people)
  • Celexa (2 people)
  • Buspar (2 people)
  • Mirena (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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