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Depo-Provera Contraceptive Injection (medroxyprogesterone acetate) is the U.S. brand name of a birth control product manufactured by Pfizer Inc. It is a hormonal birth control method containing a synthetic progestin, without estrogen, and is administered to women in the form of an intramuscular injection once every 11 ... more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Polycystic Ovarian Synd...
312
51%
Endometriosis
57
77%
Pre-menstrual Syndrome ...
8
63%
Infertility
3
67%
Hysterectomy
2
0%
Overall, 56% (397 Members) find Depo-Provera helpful
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Depo-Provera Reviews

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Had to get this when I was in the hospital to stop the bleeding.
As birth control when I was a teen
It work for the fact that it got rid of some of the side effects.
All I can say is that I hated it!!
working great
Still on it
I used this just as a birth control during high school for 2-3 years
Working / Worked
stopped the hemorrhaging
doing its job not preg.....no period
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: Depo Provera
    I put that on there bcuz hotchocolate said she didn't do provera bcuz it's stopped ovulation and that wasn't an option for her so she did norethindron... [More]
  2. Discussion: Depo Provera
    Yes, norethinodrone does prevent ovulation, as do most BC but it hasn't been shown to store itself in your fat stores. According to my R/E the risk of... [More]
  3. Discussion: Depo Provera
    I gained 5 pounds every time I was on Depo provera......except this time. I've lost weight. I've really been paying attention to what I'm eating and... [More]
  4. Discussion: Depo Provera
    I was told the same thing about Vally about depo. It can stop ovulation in some women, so it is not an option for me. I was on norethindrone. I hav... [More]
  5. Discussion: Depo Provera
    Why have other Drs warned you against depo provera?? I've been on it several times over the years. I'm on it right now. The first many times I was o... [More]