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Review: could Depo-provera cause Skin rash (Rashes)?

Summary: Skin rash 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 Atenolol, and have Birth control.

We study 9,948 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 212 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Depo-provera

Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,364 Depo-provera users)

Skin rash

Skin rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 146,454 Skin rash patients)

On Jan, 13, 2015: 9,948 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 199 people (2.00%) have Skin Rash.

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 rash73.42%12.66%2.53%5.06%3.80%2.53%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%20.00%41.03%17.44%18.97%2.05%0.51%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Skin rash0.00%60.00%30.00%10.00%

How people recovered from Skin rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Skin rash0.00%22.22%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (94 people, 47.24%)
  2. Hypertension (13 people, 6.53%)
  3. Endometriosis (11 people, 5.53%)
  4. Menstrual discomfort (10 people, 5.03%)
  5. Acne (7 people, 3.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atenolol (16 people, 8.04%)
  2. Albuterol (15 people, 7.54%)
  3. Ambien (12 people, 6.03%)
  4. Xanax (11 people, 5.53%)
  5. Vioxx (11 people, 5.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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