Review: could Depo-provera cause Itching?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 9,806 people who take Depo-provera. Among them, 163 have Itching. See who they are, when they have Itching and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Depo-provera (latest outcomes from 10,235 users) has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control, endometriosis. Commonly reported side effects of Depo-provera include unintended pregnancy, weight increased, amenorrhoea, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Itching (latest reports from 519,813 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 9,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 163 people (1.70%) have Itching.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Itching when taking Depo-provera * :
Severity of Itching when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (69 people, 42.33%)
- Menstrual discomfort (9 people, 5.52%)
- Bipolar disorder (8 people, 4.91%)
- Dysmenorrhoea (7 people, 4.29%)
- Psychotic disorder (6 people, 3.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Depakote (11 people, 6.75%)
- Paxil (9 people, 5.52%)
- Zyprexa (9 people, 5.52%)
- Geodon (8 people, 4.91%)
- Ritalin (8 people, 4.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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