Could Depo-provera cause Infertility - from FDA reports


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 Depakene, and have Birth control . We study 11,576 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA. Among them, 70 have Infertility. Find out below who they are, when they have Infertility 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)

Infertility

Infertility has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, hair loss, androgenetic alopecia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 2,082 Infertility patients).

On Dec, 23, 2016

11,576 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 70 people (0.6%) have Infertility


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Infertility?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Infertility *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.11 %
  • 20-29: 47.22 %
  • 30-39: 30.56 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 2.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (42 people, 60.00%)
  • Depression (3 people, 4.29%)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (2 people, 2.86%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people, 2.86%)
  • Endometriosis (2 people, 2.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Luvox (2 people, 2.86%)
  • Lupron Depot (2 people, 2.86%)
  • Depakene (2 people, 2.86%)
  • Haldol (1 person, 1.43%)
  • Akineton (1 person, 1.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Amenorrhoea (25 people, 35.71%)
  • Weight Increased (17 people, 24.29%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (14 people, 20.00%)
  • Menstruation Irregular (10 people, 14.29%)
  • Depression (9 people, 12.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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