Review: could Depo-provera cause Skin rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
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, 200 have Skin rash. See who they are, when they have Skin rash 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.
Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 952,490 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 9,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 195 people (1.99%) have Skin Rash. They amount to 0.02% of all the 944,596 people who have Skin Rash.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||76.00%||12.00%||2.67%||4.00%||2.67%||2.67%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Depo-provera * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||19.37%||41.36%||17.28%||19.37%||2.09%||0.52% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||0.00%||50.00%||33.33%||16.67% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (94 people, 48.21%)
- Hypertension (13 people, 6.67%)
- Endometriosis (11 people, 5.64%)
- Menstrual discomfort (10 people, 5.13%)
- Acne (7 people, 3.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Atenolol (16 people, 8.21%)
- Albuterol (15 people, 7.69%)
- Ambien (12 people, 6.15%)
- Xanax (11 people, 5.64%)
- Vioxx (11 people, 5.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I'm at a loss. He has been cleared of Pediatric RA. Now what?
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