Review: could Depo-provera cause Infertility?
Summary: Infertility is found among people who take Depo-provera, especially for people who are 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Albuterol, and have Birth control. We study 9,975 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 10,388 Depo-provera users)
Infertility has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, epilepsy, wegener's granulomatosis. (latest reports from 1,664 Infertility patients)
On May, 18, 2015: 9,975 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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