Review: could Depo-provera cause Fibromyalgia?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 9,806 people who take Depo-provera. Among them, 49 have Fibromyalgia. See who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Depo-provera (latest outcomes from 10,235 users) has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control, endometriosis. Commonly reported side effects of Depo-provera include unintended pregnancy, weight increased, amenorrhoea, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 89,233 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, acupuncture and pain, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 9,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 49 people (0.51%) have Fibromyalgia.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Fibromyalgia * :
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Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Depo-provera * :
Severity of Fibromyalgia when taking Depo-provera ** :
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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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