Depo-provera and Mood swings - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Lexapro, and have Birth control . We study 11,576 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA. Among them, 309 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings 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 12,558 users)

Mood Swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 39,398 Mood swings patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

11,576 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 309 people (2.67%) 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: 48.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.62 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.77 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.08 %
  • 10+ years: 6.15 %

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

  • female: 97.37 %
  • male: 2.63 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 13.22 %
  • 20-29: 50.22 %
  • 30-39: 23.79 %
  • 40-49: 10.57 %
  • 50-59: 1.32 %
  • 60+: 0.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (114 people, 36.89%)
  • Endometriosis (12 people, 3.88%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (11 people, 3.56%)
  • Menstrual Discomfort (9 people, 2.91%)
  • Asthma (8 people, 2.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lexapro (10 people, 3.24%)
  • Depakote (9 people, 2.91%)
  • Seroquel (8 people, 2.59%)
  • Chantix (8 people, 2.59%)
  • Lupron Depot (7 people, 2.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (117 people, 37.86%)
  • Depression (98 people, 31.72%)
  • Headache (69 people, 22.33%)
  • Fatigue (65 people, 21.04%)
  • Hair Loss (48 people, 15.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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