Review: could Depo-provera cause Fibromyalgia?
Summary: Fibromyalgia is found among people who take Depo-provera, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Albuterol, and have Birth control.
We study 9,965 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 has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,380 Depo-provera users)
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 27,010 Fibromyalgia patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 9,960 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 49 people (0.49%) have Fibromyalgia.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Fibromyalgia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Depo-provera * :
Severity of Fibromyalgia when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Fibromyalgia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (17 people, 34.69%)
- Endometriosis (7 people, 14.29%)
- Menstruation irregular (4 people, 8.16%)
- Pain (4 people, 8.16%)
- Restless legs syndrome (3 people, 6.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (6 people, 12.24%)
- Lexapro (5 people, 10.20%)
- Promethazine (5 people, 10.20%)
- Restoril (4 people, 8.16%)
- Percocet (4 people, 8.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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