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 Lupron Depot, and have Birth control . We study 11,361 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 64 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 12,540 users)

Infertility

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

On Nov, 23, 2016

11,361 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 64 people (0.56%) have Infertility


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Infertility?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Infertility *:

  • < 1 month: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.06 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.15 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.21 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.12 %
  • 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: 8.11 %
  • 20-29: 45.95 %
  • 30-39: 32.43 %
  • 40-49: 10.81 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 2.7 %

Severity of Infertility **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Infertility **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Luvox (2 people, 3.12%)
  • Lupron Depot (2 people, 3.12%)
  • Haldol (1 person, 1.56%)
  • Claritin (1 person, 1.56%)
  • Adderall (1 person, 1.56%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Depo-provera, learn more)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Amenorrhoea (22 people, 34.38%)
  • Weight Increased (14 people, 21.88%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (14 people, 21.88%)
  • Menstruation Irregular (10 people, 15.62%)
  • Pain (8 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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