Depo-provera and Depression - from FDA reports
Depression 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 Accutane, and have Acne. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Depo-provera. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,147 people who have side effects when taking Depo-provera from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Nov, 19, 2017
12,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 871 people (7.17%) have Depression
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depo-provera when people have Depression *:
- < 1 month: 56.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.48 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.39 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.71 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.75 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.75 %
- 10+ years: 1.35 %
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Depo-provera *:
- female: 98.25 %
- male: 1.75 %
Age of people who have Depression when taking Depo-provera *:
- 0-1: 0.3 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 12.67 %
- 20-29: 40.83 %
- 30-39: 29.96 %
- 40-49: 13.56 %
- 50-59: 1.64 %
- 60+: 1.04 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Acne (29 people, 3.33%)
- Stress And Anxiety (28 people, 3.21%)
- Pain (25 people, 2.87%)
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (19 people, 2.18%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (14 people, 1.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Accutane (56 people, 6.43%)
- Mirena (46 people, 5.28%)
- Effexor (39 people, 4.48%)
- Xanax (31 people, 3.56%)
- Topamax (30 people, 3.44%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Increased (244 people, 28.01%)
- Stress And Anxiety (202 people, 23.19%)
- Fatigue (174 people, 19.98%)
- Mood Swings (143 people, 16.42%)
- Suicidal Ideation (125 people, 14.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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