Depo-provera and Syncope - from FDA reports


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 11,576 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA. Among them, 157 have Syncope. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope 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 Depo-provera 12,560 users)

Syncope

Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, primary pulmonary hypertension (latest reports from 69,965 Syncope patients).

On Feb, 10, 2017

11,576 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 157 people (1.36%) have Syncope


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Syncope?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Syncope *:

  • < 1 month: 83.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 2.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 17.43 %
  • 20-29: 46.79 %
  • 30-39: 18.35 %
  • 40-49: 13.76 %
  • 50-59: 1.83 %
  • 60+: 1.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (40 people, 25.48%)
  • Menstrual Discomfort (6 people, 3.82%)
  • Depression (6 people, 3.82%)
  • Schizophrenia (5 people, 3.18%)
  • Endometriosis (4 people, 2.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Diazepam (6 people, 3.82%)
  • Lisinopril (5 people, 3.18%)
  • Haldol (5 people, 3.18%)
  • Akineton (5 people, 3.18%)
  • Elavil (4 people, 2.55%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (28 people, 17.83%)
  • Nausea (27 people, 17.20%)
  • Headache (22 people, 14.01%)
  • Weakness (18 people, 11.46%)
  • Weight Decreased (17 people, 10.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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