Review: Pulmonary embolism in Depo-provera
This is a review of Pulmonary embolism by studying 9,544 people who take Depo-provera. We analyze: the time on Depo-provera when people have Pulmonary embolism, age of these people, the severity of Pulmonary embolism, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Depo-provera. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Depo-provera (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control, endometriosis. Commonly reported side effects of Depo-provera include weight increased, amenorrhoea, depression nec, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, premenstrual syndrome.
On Nov, 15, 2013: 9,536 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 170 people (1.78%) have Pulmonary Embolism.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Pulmonary embolism * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Pulmonary embolism||66.67%||11.90%||4.76%||0.00%||4.76%||9.52%||2.38% |
Age of people who have Pulmonary embolism when taking Depo-provera * :
|Pulmonary embolism||0.00%||0.00%||13.21%||46.54%||27.04%||11.32%||1.89%||0.00% |
Severity of Pulmonary embolism when taking Depo-provera ** :
How people recovered from Pulmonary embolism ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (85 people, 50.00%)
- Headache (9 people, 5.29%)
- Depression (8 people, 4.71%)
- Pulmonary embolism (8 people, 4.71%)
- Menorrhagia (8 people, 4.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Yaz (37 people, 21.76%)
- Yasmin (30 people, 17.65%)
- Nuvaring (16 people, 9.41%)
- Ibuprofen (14 people, 8.24%)
- Lovenox (14 people, 8.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
MELANIE (8 months ago):
I have been on & off the Depo Provera injection for many years. In 2010 I ended up with a pulmonary embolism. I had no risk factors, other than being on depo. My pcp advises me to discontinue using the depo, but my gyn states it is safe for me & that its use had nothing to do with me developing the embolism. I love using depo, since it eliminates my menstrual cycle completely. This is great since I have excessive, painful periods. I'm torn on what to do. Opinions are appreciated.
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