Review: could Depo-provera cause Vitamin D Deficiency?


Summary

Vitamin d deficiency is found among people who take Depo-Provera, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lupron Depot, and have Depression . We study 11,162 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Vitamin d deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin d deficiency 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 12,339 users)

Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin d deficiency has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 9,545 Vitamin d deficiency patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

11,162 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 10 people (0.09%) have Vitamin D Deficiency


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Vitamin d deficiency?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Vitamin D Deficiency *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 25 %

Gender of people who have Vitamin D Deficiency when taking Depo-provera *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Vitamin D Deficiency when taking Depo-provera *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 22.22 %
  • 20-29: 22.22 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Vitamin D Deficiency when taking Depo-provera **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Vitamin D Deficiency **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Endometriosis (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Depression (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Vitamin D Deficiency (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Ovarian Cysts (1 person, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Lupron Depot (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Luvox (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Fish Oil (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Aspirin (1 person, 10.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Osteopenia (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Arthralgia (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Night Sweats (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Abortion Spontaneous (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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