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Review: could Provera cause Nightmares?

Summary: Nightmares is found among people who take Provera, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, also take medication Depo-provera, and have Acne.

We study 43,939 people who have side effects while taking Provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Nightmares. Find out below who they are, when they have Nightmares and more.

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Provera

Provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in menstruation - absent. (latest outcomes from 44,492 Provera users)

Nightmares

Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 14,338 Nightmares patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 43,939 people reported to have side effects when taking Provera. Among them, 37 people (0.08%) have Nightmares.

Trend of Nightmares in Provera reports

Time on Provera when people have Nightmares * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nightmares16.67%16.67%0.00%0.00%16.67%0.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Nightmares when taking Provera * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nightmares0.00%0.00%9.38%28.12%12.50%12.50%15.62%21.88%

Severity of Nightmares when taking Provera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nightmares0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nightmares ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nightmares0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acne (6 people, 16.22%)
  2. Hirsutism (6 people, 16.22%)
  3. Polycystic ovaries (6 people, 16.22%)
  4. Hormone replacement therapy (5 people, 13.51%)
  5. Contraception (5 people, 13.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depo-provera (17 people, 45.95%)
  2. Premarin (12 people, 32.43%)
  3. Synthroid (9 people, 24.32%)
  4. Neurontin (7 people, 18.92%)
  5. Caltrate (6 people, 16.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • wake up 3 to 4 times a week after having a severe nightmare in which i wake up crying and sobbing,never had anything like this before

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    Tara.22yrs.5 months on depo on Jan, 18, 2013:

    No, nightmares, but waking up sobbing & attacking my boyfriend...I'm on the second shot and this site is scaring me, I have read way to much about other side-effects and I have experienced loads of other side-effects. I'm sorry, I think it's causing depression in you and myself. Hence your nightmares and crying and my anger/fear and sobbing uncontrollably over nothing. Ha I wish I could talk to you in person because I really related to your comment, but, anyways, I think I'm looking for an alternative and I am definitely not getting the 3rd come February...

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    take care and I hope you have people to talk to about it

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