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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 Contraception.

We study 9,927 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 108 have Infertility. Find out below who they are, when they have Infertility and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Depo-provera and have Infertility >>>

Depo-provera

Depo-provera (latest outcomes from 10,339 users) has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control.

Infertility

Infertility (latest reports from 3,949 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, acne, wegener's granulomatosis, epilepsy.

On Nov, 13, 2014: 9,927 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 108 people (1.09%) have Infertility.

Trend of Infertility in Depo-provera reports

Time on Depo-provera when people have Infertility * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Infertility52.17%6.52%19.57%8.70%10.87%2.17%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Infertility0.00%0.00%13.43%53.73%28.36%4.48%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Infertility when taking Depo-provera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Infertility0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Infertility ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (41 people, 37.96%)
  2. Insomnia (2 people, 1.85%)
  3. Depression (2 people, 1.85%)
  4. Menstrual discomfort (2 people, 1.85%)
  5. Ill-defined disorder (2 people, 1.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Albuterol (2 people, 1.85%)
  2. Claritin (2 people, 1.85%)
  3. Rivotril (2 people, 1.85%)
  4. Akineton (2 people, 1.85%)
  5. Haldol (2 people, 1.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Lately i been having like irritation of itchy and dry vagina i wanted to know if that could be a cause of birth control because i am on the depo shot ... please let me know asap what i should do... th
    (Asked by a 23 year old woman who has Dry, Itchy Feeling And If I Wash It With Soap It Burns/feels Dry, and takes Depo)
    I been on the depo since February did not have that symptom till now like 1 1/2 ago

  • Depo provera and 50mg topamax
    (Asked by a 33 year old woman who has Birth Control, and takes Topamax, Depo-provera)
    I was wondering if 50 mg of topamax would decrease the effevtiveness of the depo shot?

  • Can the depo shot cause an a1c level to be slightly elevated
    (Asked by a 31 year old woman who has A1C Of 5.7, and takes Depo-provera)
    My recent A1C level was 5.7, indicating pre-diabetes. The only change in medications since my last A1C was checked (2 years ago)is the Depo shot that I started in August of last year. I have gained almost 20 pounds since then as well, which I know can contribute to an increase in A1C levels. My ques ...

  • Can depo-provera cause pcos?
    (Asked by a 36 year old woman who has Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), and takes Depo-provera)
    I took depo for 2 years and when I stopped I was diagnosed with PCOS, HOWEVER I lacked cysts on my ovaries. The longer I dealt with PCOS, small cycts finally started to appear over the past decade. I believe without a doubt That Depo had everything to do with it.

  • Cause of a symptom possibly be due to interaction between spironolactone and seroquel?
    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Depression - Major, Rage, Coronary Artery Insufficiency, Fibromyalgia, and takes Metoprolol Tartrate And Hydrochlorothiazide, Amlodipine Besylate, Ranitidine Hydrochloride, Estradiol, Medroxyprogesterone Acetate, Temazepam, Mirtazapine, Spironolactone, Seroquel)
    Am Transgender, MtF, 20 years post operative, major Depressive lifelong, and rage, both inherited from birth mother, suicidal at times, un-named sleep disorder since teens Had started Spironolactone in around April of this year due to sudden breastmass loss, and then more recently, Seroquel for sle ...

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