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 Birth control.
We study 9,965 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 have Pelvic pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Pelvic pain 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)
Pelvic pain has been reported by people with birth control, post coital contraception, osteoporosis, pain, depression. (latest reports from 6,958 Pelvic pain patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 9,960 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 93 people (0.93%) have Pelvic Pain.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Pelvic pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Pelvic pain||70.83%||4.17%||4.17%||2.08%||6.25%||8.33%||4.17% |
Age of people who have Pelvic pain when taking Depo-provera * :
|Pelvic pain||1.12%||0.00%||10.11%||46.07%||29.21%||13.48%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Pelvic pain when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Pelvic pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Pelvic pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (68 people, 73.12%)
- Menstrual discomfort (28 people, 30.11%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (15 people, 16.13%)
- Endometriosis (7 people, 7.53%)
- Menorrhagia (7 people, 7.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Topamax (9 people, 9.68%)
- Buscopan (9 people, 9.68%)
- Loratadine (9 people, 9.68%)
- Klonopin (7 people, 7.53%)
- Seroquel (7 people, 7.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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