Could Depo-provera cause Fibromyalgia - from FDA reports


Summary

Fibromyalgia is found among people who take Depo-Provera, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Albuterol, and have Birth control . We study 11,576 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA. Among them, 56 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia 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 12,547 users)

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) has been reported by people with fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, pain, depression (latest reports from 46,428 Fibromyalgia patients).

On Dec, 18, 2016

11,576 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 56 people (0.48%) have Fibromyalgia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Fibromyalgia?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Fibromyalgia *:

  • < 1 month: 62.07 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.45 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.34 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.45 %
  • 10+ years: 3.45 %

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

  • female: 98.11 %
  • male: 1.89 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.67 %
  • 20-29: 26.67 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 30.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 3.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (17 people, 30.36%)
  • Endometriosis (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Pain (5 people, 8.93%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (3 people, 5.36%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (3 people, 5.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Singulair (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Lexapro (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Albuterol (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Lyrica (5 people, 8.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (19 people, 33.93%)
  • Nausea (13 people, 23.21%)
  • Pain (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Insomnia (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Drug Ineffective (10 people, 17.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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