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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 Contraception.

We study 9,927 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 10,339 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 319,224 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 9,927 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 144 people (1.45%) have Syncope.

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. Haldol (8 people, 5.56%)
  3. Akineton (8 people, 5.56%)
  4. Imitrex (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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  • Lately i been having like irritation of itchy and dry vagina i wanted to know if that could be a cause of birth control because i am on the depo shot ... please let me know asap what i should do... th
    (Asked by a 23 year old woman who has Dry, Itchy Feeling And If I Wash It With Soap It Burns/feels Dry, and takes Depo)
    I been on the depo since February did not have that symptom till now like 1 1/2 ago

  • Does calritin or loratidine cause fainting?
    (Asked by a 31 year old man who has Rash Scaly, Syncope, and takes Claritin)
    31 year old healthy male, never takes any medications and rarely gets sick had a bad allergy season and took Claritin (24 hr) once daily for two months. Randomly had a syncope/fainting episode and a week later still feeling lightheaded/fainting feeling. Also has random bumpy rash on right elbow. ...

  • Depo provera and 50mg topamax
    (Asked by a 33 year old woman who has Birth Control, and takes Topamax, Depo-provera)
    I was wondering if 50 mg of topamax would decrease the effevtiveness of the depo shot?

  • Can the depo shot cause an a1c level to be slightly elevated
    (Asked by a 31 year old woman who has A1C Of 5.7, and takes Depo-provera)
    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?
    (Asked by a 36 year old woman who has Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), and takes Depo-provera)
    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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