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Related topic: Depo-provera, Pelvic pain

Review: could Depo-provera cause Pelvic pain?

Summary: Pelvic pain could be caused by Depo-provera, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Topamax, and have Contraception.

We study 9,848 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

Depo-provera (latest outcomes from 10,259 users) has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control.

Pelvic pain

Pelvic pain (latest reports from 35,875 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, post coital contraception, osteoporosis, pain, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 9,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 93 people (0.95%) have Pelvic Pain. They amount to 0.26% of all the 35,765 people who have Pelvic Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pelvic pain in Depo-provera reports

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

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pelvic pain70.83%4.17%4.17%2.08%6.25%8.33%4.17%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pelvic pain1.12%0.00%10.11%46.07%29.21%13.48%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Pelvic pain when taking Depo-provera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pelvic pain0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Pelvic pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (68 people, 73.12%)
  2. Menstrual discomfort (28 people, 30.11%)
  3. Premenstrual syndrome (15 people, 16.13%)
  4. Endometriosis (7 people, 7.53%)
  5. Menorrhagia (7 people, 7.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Topamax (9 people, 9.68%)
  2. Buscopan (9 people, 9.68%)
  3. Loratadine (9 people, 9.68%)
  4. Klonopin (7 people, 7.53%)
  5. Seroquel (7 people, 7.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Depo-provera (medroxyprogesterone acetate) is often used for birth control. Find out below the conditions Depo-provera is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.

    Reply

    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Wake up cold and clothes damp and skin is damp. I have to change night clothes then go back to sleep

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Once a month every 3 or 4weeks for 2 or 3 days.

    Reply

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