Review: could Depo-provera cause Pelvic Pain?


Summary

Pelvic pain 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 Topamax, and have Contraception . We study 9,887 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 72 have Pelvic pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Pelvic pain 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 11,052 users)

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, stress and anxiety, memory loss, chest pain, pulmonary embolism (latest reports from 8,385 Pelvic pain patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

9,887 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 72 people (0.73%) have Pelvic Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Pelvic pain?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Pelvic Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 61.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
  • 10+ years: 3.85 %

Gender of people who have Pelvic Pain when taking Depo-provera *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Pelvic Pain when taking Depo-provera *:

  • 0-1: 1.75 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 8.77 %
  • 20-29: 42.11 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 14.04 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Pelvic Pain when taking Depo-provera **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (46 people)
  • Menstrual Discomfort (10 people)
  • Endometriosis (6 people)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (5 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Topamax (5 people)
  • Wellbutrin (4 people)
  • Remeron (4 people)
  • Flagyl (4 people)
  • Buscopan (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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