Review: could Depo-provera cause Weight loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
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We study 9,806 people who take Depo-provera. Among them, 29 have Weight loss. See who they are, when they have Weight loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Depo-provera (latest outcomes from 10,235 users) has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control, endometriosis. Commonly reported side effects of Depo-provera include unintended pregnancy, weight increased, amenorrhoea, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Weight loss (latest reports from 96,371 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 9,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 28 people (0.29%) have Weight Loss.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Weight loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||22.22%||11.11%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Depo-provera * :
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.00%||13.64%||36.36%||22.73%||27.27%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Weight loss when taking Depo-provera ** :
How people recovered from Weight loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (7 people, 25.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (5 people, 17.86%)
- Depression (4 people, 14.29%)
- Anger (2 people, 7.14%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (11 people, 39.29%)
- Zyprexa (7 people, 25.00%)
- Paxil (7 people, 25.00%)
- Risperdal (6 people, 21.43%)
- Depakote (6 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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