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 Contraception . We study 11,162 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 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 12,339 users)

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, feeling abnormal, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 44,723 Fibromyalgia patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

11,162 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 46 people (0.41%) have Fibromyalgia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Fibromyalgia?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Fibromyalgia *:

  • < 1 month: 47.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.35 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.74 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.7 %
  • 10+ years: 4.35 %

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

  • female: 97.67 %
  • male: 2.33 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.69 %
  • 20-29: 30.77 %
  • 30-39: 26.92 %
  • 40-49: 30.77 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 3.85 %

Severity if Fibromyalgia when taking Depo-provera **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (12 people, 26.09%)
  • Endometriosis (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Pain (5 people, 10.87%)
  • Palpitations (3 people, 6.52%)
  • Fibromyalgia (3 people, 6.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lexapro (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Albuterol (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Xanax (6 people, 13.04%)
  • Singulair (6 people, 13.04%)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (5 people, 10.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (11 people, 23.91%)
  • Nausea (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Insomnia (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Pain (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Drug Ineffective (9 people, 19.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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