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Review: could Depo-provera cause Skin rash?

Summary: Skin rash 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 Atenolol, and have Contraception.

We study 9,848 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 209 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash 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.

Skin rash

Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 965,537 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 6, 2014: 9,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 196 people (1.99%) have Skin Rash. They amount to 0.02% of all the 962,312 people who have Skin Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Skin rash in Depo-provera reports

Time on Depo-provera when people have Skin rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin rash75.00%11.84%2.63%3.95%3.95%2.63%0.00%

Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Depo-provera * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin rash0.00%0.00%19.27%41.15%17.71%19.27%2.08%0.52%

Severity of Skin rash when taking Depo-provera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Skin rash0.00%57.14%28.57%14.29%

How people recovered from Skin rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Skin rash0.00%28.57%71.43%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (94 people, 47.96%)
  2. Hypertension (13 people, 6.63%)
  3. Endometriosis (11 people, 5.61%)
  4. Menstrual discomfort (10 people, 5.10%)
  5. Eczema (7 people, 3.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atenolol (16 people, 8.16%)
  2. Albuterol (15 people, 7.65%)
  3. Ambien (12 people, 6.12%)
  4. Xanax (11 people, 5.61%)
  5. Vioxx (11 people, 5.61%)

* 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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    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

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  • From this study (6 days 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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