Depo-provera and 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. This review analyzes which people have Infertility with Depo-provera. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,020 people who have side effects when taking Depo-provera from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

12,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 70 people (0.58%) 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 *:

  • Amenorrhea (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.

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