Tag: hormonal injections
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 »
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 »
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 got my first Depo-Provera® injection 6 days ago, and I had sex today. Will the Depo shot still work right away so I won’t get pregnant?Updated 22 May 2019 under Ask Us.
Thanks for your question. Whether or not the Depo-Provera® injection will protect you from pregnancy depends on when you received it. For example: If you received the Depo-Provera® injection during […]Read more »