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Review: could Depo-provera cause Fibromyalgia?

We study 9,927 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 49 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia and more.

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Depo-provera

Depo-provera (latest outcomes from 10,337 users) has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 92,292 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 9,927 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 49 people (0.49%) have Fibromyalgia.

Trend of Fibromyalgia in Depo-provera reports

Time on Depo-provera when people have Fibromyalgia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fibromyalgia70.00%3.33%0.00%10.00%10.00%3.33%3.33%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibromyalgia0.00%0.00%7.41%29.63%29.63%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Fibromyalgia when taking Depo-provera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fibromyalgia0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fibromyalgia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (17 people, 34.69%)
  2. Endometriosis (7 people, 14.29%)
  3. Menstruation irregular (4 people, 8.16%)
  4. Pain (4 people, 8.16%)
  5. Restless legs syndrome (3 people, 6.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Albuterol (6 people, 12.24%)
  2. Lexapro (5 people, 10.20%)
  3. Promethazine (5 people, 10.20%)
  4. Restoril (4 people, 8.16%)
  5. Percocet (4 people, 8.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have had chronic fatigue since 5 May 2012 - nearly 2 and a half years. Recently stopped Lexapro for depression which I was on for a year and slowly reduced before cessation. Old back problem bulging disk L5/S1 pain left thigh, hip, buttock worst at night. Recently went on tramadol and immediate sleep disturbance. The month before was the best in >2 years when I started Endep.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • menstrual problems could be simply because of age (51).

    Reply

    FANCYGIRL53 on Oct, 7, 2014:

    Since starting metoprolol succinate er 25mg once a day 7 months ago. My menstrual cycle has stopped. Is this something common when on this medication. Has any other female experienced this.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I went to a Rheumatologist and he said I have Hashimoto disease and said its not serious enough to take meds for. The test is - Thyroid Peroxidase Antiboties - my number is 363. It says that is should be <9. I was wondering if these medications I am on could be causing abnormal reading. I do have severe inflammation due to serious injuries.

    Reply

    SunnySky on Oct, 2, 2014:

    Amen to that regarding STTM. Take care!

    Reply

    matypoe on Aug, 28, 2014:

    Please get treated! Go to a functional medicine doctor...those antibodies are way too high, no matter what the root cause...pick up the book Stop the Thyroid Madness, as well as The Root Cause by Isabela Wentz. Also check out Mary Shomon. There are FB Support Groups as well, including Hashimoto's 411, For Thyroid Patients Only, several others to find information and support, where we are all Hashi's sufferers. Please be your own best advocate and get to the right doctor (not an endo despite what you may have been led to believe) who will actually help you! I am a long time Hashimoto's patient, trust me!

    Reply

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