Review: could Depo-provera cause Night Sweats?


Night sweats is found among people who take Depo-Provera, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Paxil, and have Contraception . We study 9,886 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 75 have Night sweats. Find out below who they are, when they have Night sweats 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)

Night Sweats

Night sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, weakness, insomnia, joint pain, malaise (latest reports from 11,492 Night sweats patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

9,886 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 75 people (0.76%) have Night Sweats

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Night sweats?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Night Sweats *:

  • < 1 month: 42.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.06 %
  • 10+ years: 12.12 %

Gender of people who have Night Sweats when taking Depo-provera *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Night Sweats when taking Depo-provera *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.69 %
  • 20-29: 26.56 %
  • 30-39: 43.75 %
  • 40-49: 15.62 %
  • 50-59: 6.25 %
  • 60+: 3.12 %

Severity if Night Sweats when taking Depo-provera **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 27.27 %
  • severe: 45.45 %
  • most severe: 27.27 %

How people recovered from Night Sweats **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 83.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (30 people)
  • Endometriosis (10 people)
  • Abdominal Pain (6 people)
  • Birth Control (5 people)
  • Depression (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Paxil (8 people)
  • Trazodone Hcl (5 people)
  • Estrace (5 people)
  • Vicodin (4 people)
  • Reglan (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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