Review: could Depo-provera cause Nightmare?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
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, 16 have Nightmare. See who they are, when they have Nightmare 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.
Nightmare (unpleasant dream) (latest reports from 82,123 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, pain.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 9,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 16 people (0.17%) have Nightmare.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Nightmare * :
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Age of people who have Nightmare when taking Depo-provera * :
Severity of Nightmare when taking Depo-provera ** :
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How people recovered from Nightmare ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hirsutism (6 people, 37.50%)
- Polycystic ovaries (6 people, 37.50%)
- Acne (6 people, 37.50%)
- Contraception (5 people, 31.25%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Diane (6 people, 37.50%)
- Paxil (3 people, 18.75%)
- Chantix (3 people, 18.75%)
- Levoxyl (2 people, 12.50%)
- Clotrimazole (1 people, 6.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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wake up 3 to 4 times a week after having a severe nightmare in which i wake up crying and sobbing,never had anything like this before
Tara.22yrs.5 months on depo on Jan, 18, 2013:
No, nightmares, but waking up sobbing & attacking my boyfriend...I'm on the second shot and this site is scaring me, I have read way to much about other side-effects and I have experienced loads of other side-effects. I'm sorry, I think it's causing depression in you and myself. Hence your nightmares and crying and my anger/fear and sobbing uncontrollably over nothing. Ha I wish I could talk to you in person because I really related to your comment, but, anyways, I think I'm looking for an alternative and I am definitely not getting the 3rd come February...
Also though, I'd like to make make some suggestions and I hope you don't mind... So, maybe reading The Science of Sleep by Freud will help you understand how relevant nightmares and dreams are to our emotional levels. Perhaps, start taking herbal serotonin restoratives like 5htp(I'm planning on re-reading that book and buying some 5htp) And talk to a doctor about benzo's or anti-depressants, just please be careful with prescriptions, I can't believe How much this shot has been effecting mental, emotional and physical state...
take care and I hope you have people to talk to about it
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