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Review: could Provera cause Breast tenderness?

Summary: Breast tenderness could be caused by Provera, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Depo-provera, and have Contraception.

We study 43,816 people who have side effects while taking Provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 289 have Breast tenderness. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast tenderness and more.

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Provera

Provera (latest outcomes from 44,363 users) has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in menstruation - absent.

Breast tenderness

Breast tenderness (latest reports from 48,330 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, post coital contraception, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 43,851 people reported to have side effects when taking Provera. Among them, 289 people (0.66%) have Breast Tenderness. They amount to 0.60% of all the 48,269 people who have Breast Tenderness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Breast tenderness in Provera reports

Time on Provera when people have Breast tenderness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breast tenderness46.83%8.73%3.97%6.35%12.70%17.46%3.97%

Age of people who have Breast tenderness when taking Provera * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breast tenderness0.00%0.00%3.52%15.23%27.34%10.94%22.66%20.31%

Severity of Breast tenderness when taking Provera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Breast tenderness0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Breast tenderness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (67 people, 23.18%)
  2. Menopause (46 people, 15.92%)
  3. Menopausal symptoms (26 people, 9.00%)
  4. Hormone replacement therapy (22 people, 7.61%)
  5. Hypertension (20 people, 6.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depo-provera (154 people, 53.29%)
  2. Premarin (106 people, 36.68%)
  3. Prempro (66 people, 22.84%)
  4. Estraderm (47 people, 16.26%)
  5. Synthroid (33 people, 11.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.

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    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

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  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • Wake up cold and clothes damp and skin is damp. I have to change night clothes then go back to sleep

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Once a month every 3 or 4weeks for 2 or 3 days.

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