Review: could Depo-provera cause Infertility?
Summary: Infertility is found among people who take Depo-provera, especially for people who are female, 20-29 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, 55 have Infertility. Find out below who they are, when they have Infertility 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)
Infertility has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, wegener's granulomatosis. (latest reports from 1,664 Infertility patients)
On Mar, 16, 2015: 9,965 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 108 people (1.08%) have Infertility.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Infertility * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Infertility when taking Depo-provera * :
Severity of Infertility when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Infertility ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (41 people, 37.96%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 1.85%)
- Depression (2 people, 1.85%)
- Menstrual discomfort (2 people, 1.85%)
- Ill-defined disorder (2 people, 1.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (2 people, 1.85%)
- Claritin (2 people, 1.85%)
- Rivotril (2 people, 1.85%)
- Akineton (2 people, 1.85%)
- Haldol (2 people, 1.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Provera for a 20-year old woman with Amenorrhoea. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)
- A study of drug interactions between Hydrochlorothiazide, Lasix, Metformin for a 38-year old woman with Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, Passed Out, Diabetes. The patient has Constipation, Bloating, Painful Urination, Pain - Leg, Unable To Get Pregnant, Unable To Concentrate, Passed Out
- A study of side effects of Depo-provera for a 25-year old woman with Lupus-like Syndrome. The patient has Bone Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Depo-provera, Vitex for a 23-year old woman with PCOS. The patient has Discharge From The Vagina, Mood Swings, Backache, Stools Watery, Headache
- A study of side effects of Depo-provera for a 21-year old woman with Birth Control. The patient has Amenorrhoea (absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age)
Recent Depo-provera related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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