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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »