Are there any side effects from Depo-Provera (injectable birth control)? I haven’t had my period since I received my first injection one month ago. Should I be concerned?Updated 18 March 2022 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question! Most teens receive their first Depo-Provera injection during the first five days of their last normal menstrual period, which provides protection against pregnancy right away. […]Read more »
Last night, our condom broke, so I took Plan B®. However, I am also on the Depo-Provera® shot. Was that the right thing to do?Updated 16 November 2021 under Ask Us.
Great question! Depo-Provera® is a hormonal method of birth control, which is super effective at protecting against pregnancy. Plan B® is an emergency contraceptive (EC) pill. EC is a backup […]Read more »
Anticoncepción: Información GeneralUpdated 4 April 2019 under Guías de la Salud.
Como adolescente o mujer joven, puede que estés comenzando a pensar acerca de lo que significa involucrarse en una relación sexual. Hay muchas cosas que necesitas saber antes de decidir […]Read more »
Does getting the flu shot interfere with getting a Depo shot at the same time?Updated 15 December 2020 under Ask Us.
Great question, it’s always easier to get all your shots at once or at the same appointment, especially during these strange times. For starters, Depo-Provera ® aka “depo-shot” is a […]Read more »
Anticoncepción: Pros y Contras de Diferentes Métodos AnticonceptivosUpdated 7 February 2020 under Guías de la Salud.
Esta es una lista de los muchos tipos de anticoncepción disponibles, y los pros y contras de usar cada uno. Los Implantes Hormonales Nivel de éxito con uso típico: 99% […]Read more »
Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Progestin-Only Hormone TherapyUpdated 11 August 2022 under Health Guides.
If you are unable to take estrogen or if you do not respond to combination (estrogen and progestin) pills, your clinician may prescribe either norethindrone (Camilla®), norethindrone acetate (Aygestin®) or […]Read more »
I stopped using the Depo shot 9 months ago but still no period. What could be the cause?Updated 4 November 2019 under Ask Us.
Most women will get their menstrual period back within 6-18 months after they stop taking the Depo-Provera shot. Once you stop taking the (Depo-Provera) shot it continues to protect against […]Read more »
It’s been my first month on the Depo-Provera shot and I haven’t started my period at all! Is that normal and could I be pregnant?Updated 9 March 2016 under Ask Us.
What you describe sounds normal. Most girls/women get their first Depo-Provera® injection (shot) during the first five days of a normal menstrual period. You are then protected from pregnancy right […]Read more »
Endometriosis: Progesterone-Only TreatmentUpdated 29 November 2022 under Health Guides.
If you are unable to take estrogen or if you do not respond to combination (estrogen and progestin) pills, your gynecologist may prescribe progestin-only treatments such as Norethindrone (Nor-QD®, Camila®) […]Read more »
Endometriosis: Hormonal Treatment OverviewUpdated 29 November 2022 under Health Guides.
There is no surgical cure for endometriosis, and if it is untreated it can grow, causing pain and possibly lowering your changes of pregnancy in the future. This is why […]Read more »