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Related topic: Depo-provera, Syncope

Review: could Depo-provera cause Syncope?

Summary: Syncope 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 Diazepam, and have Contraception.

We study 9,848 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 144 have Syncope. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope 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.

Syncope

Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) (latest reports from 317,215 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 9,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 144 people (1.47%) have Syncope. They amount to 0.05% of all the 317,082 people who have Syncope on eHealthMe.

Trend of Syncope in Depo-provera reports

Time on Depo-provera when people have Syncope * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Syncope85.45%1.82%1.82%7.27%1.82%1.82%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Syncope0.00%0.00%20.75%42.45%17.92%15.09%1.89%1.89%

Severity of Syncope when taking Depo-provera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Syncope0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Syncope ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Syncope0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (40 people, 27.78%)
  2. Menstrual discomfort (9 people, 6.25%)
  3. Depression (9 people, 6.25%)
  4. Schizophrenia (7 people, 4.86%)
  5. Sleep disorder (7 people, 4.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Diazepam (10 people, 6.94%)
  2. Akineton (8 people, 5.56%)
  3. Imitrex (8 people, 5.56%)
  4. Haldol (8 people, 5.56%)
  5. Metformin (7 people, 4.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Depo provera and 50mg topamax
    I was wondering if 50 mg of topamax would decrease the effevtiveness of the depo shot?

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    My recent A1C level was 5.7, indicating pre-diabetes. The only change in medications since my last A1C was checked (2 years ago)is the Depo shot that I started in August of last year. I have gained almost 20 pounds since then as well, which I know can contribute to an increase in A1C levels. My ques ...

  • Can depo-provera cause pcos?
    I took depo for 2 years and when I stopped I was diagnosed with PCOS, HOWEVER I lacked cysts on my ovaries. The longer I dealt with PCOS, small cycts finally started to appear over the past decade. I believe without a doubt That Depo had everything to do with it.

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