Review: could Depo-provera cause Mood Swings?


Mood swings 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 Clonazepam, and have Contraception . We study 9,886 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 265 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.

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Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Depo-provera 10,933 users)

Mood Swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, rashes, drug ineffective, fatigue, pain (latest reports from 28,902 Mood swings patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

9,886 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 265 people (2.68%) have Mood Swings

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Mood swings?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Mood Swings *:

  • < 1 month: 47.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.83 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.96 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.74 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.13 %
  • 10+ years: 7.44 %

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

  • female: 96.93 %
  • male: 3.07 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 14.14 %
  • 20-29: 51.52 %
  • 30-39: 23.74 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 0.51 %
  • 60+: 1.01 %

Severity if Mood Swings when taking Depo-provera **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 16.67 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 16.67 %

How people recovered from Mood Swings **:

  • while on drug: 28.57 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 71.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (87 people)
  • Birth Control (11 people)
  • Menstrual Discomfort (8 people)
  • Asthma (8 people)
  • Endometriosis (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonazepam (10 people)
  • Lexapro (9 people)
  • Seroquel (7 people)
  • Chantix (7 people)
  • Lamictal (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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