Review: could Depo-provera cause Mood swings?
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 9,965 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 277 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 10,380 Depo-provera users)
Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 24,771 Mood swings patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 9,960 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 277 people (2.78%) have Mood Swings.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Mood swings * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mood swings||49.04%||20.38%||3.82%||3.82%||14.01%||3.18%||5.73% |
Age of people who have Mood swings when taking Depo-provera * :
|Mood swings||0.00%||0.00%||11.39%||47.26%||27.00%||13.50%||0.42%||0.42% |
Severity of Mood swings when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Mood swings||0.00%||18.18%||63.64%||18.18% |
How people recovered from Mood swings ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Mood swings||28.57%||0.00%||71.43% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (104 people, 37.55%)
- Asthma (19 people, 6.86%)
- Bipolar disorder (16 people, 5.78%)
- Mood swings (16 people, 5.78%)
- Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 5.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lexapro (21 people, 7.58%)
- Clonazepam (19 people, 6.86%)
- Seroquel (18 people, 6.50%)
- Wellbutrin (17 people, 6.14%)
- Avandia (17 people, 6.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Depo-provera for a 31-year old woman with Birth Control. The patient has Menstruation Irregular, Abdominal Pain
- A study of side effects of Depo-provera for a 22-year old woman with Contraception. The patient has Anxiety, Apprehension, Feeling Uptight, Jitters, Stress, Stress And Anxiety, Tension
- A study of side effects of Provera for a 20-year old woman with Amenorrhoea. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)
- A study of side effects of Vyvanse for a 47-year old woman with ADD. The patient has Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
- A study of side effects of Levothyroxine Sodium for a 28-year old woman with Hypothyroidism. The patient has Change In Appetite, Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood), Change In Mentrual Cycle, Headache (pain in head), Fatigue (feeling of tiredness), Anxiety
Recent Depo-provera related drug comparison:
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