Review: could Depo-provera cause Syncope (Fainting)?
Summary: Syncope 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 Diazepam, and have Birth control.
We study 9,965 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 has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,380 Depo-provera users)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 49,845 Syncope patients)
On Mar, 7, 2015: 9,960 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 144 people (1.45%) have Syncope.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Syncope * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Syncope when taking Depo-provera * :
Severity of Syncope when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Syncope ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (40 people, 27.78%)
- Menstrual discomfort (9 people, 6.25%)
- Depression (9 people, 6.25%)
- Schizophrenia (7 people, 4.86%)
- Sleep disorder (7 people, 4.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Diazepam (10 people, 6.94%)
- Haldol (8 people, 5.56%)
- Akineton (8 people, 5.56%)
- Imitrex (8 people, 5.56%)
- Metformin (7 people, 4.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Depo-provera for a 33-year old woman with Birth Control. The patient has Pain - Side (a distressing sensation experienced around the lower back and the upper abdomen), Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding
- A study of side effects of Depo-provera for a 34-year old woman with Endometriosis. The patient has Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)
- A study of side effects of Depo-provera for a 31-year old woman with Birth Control. The patient has Menstruation Irregular, Abdominal Pain
- A study of side effects of Depo-provera for a 22-year old woman with Contraception. The patient has Anxiety, Apprehension, Feeling Uptight, Jitters, Stress, Stress And Anxiety, Tension
- A study of drug interactions between Symbicort, Miralax, Zyrtec Allergy, Aspirin, Prempro, Lunesta, Zoloft, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 54-year old woman with Asthma, Constipation, Allergy, Heart Attack, Menopause Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Depression, Hypertension. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting
Recent Depo-provera related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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