Depo Provera vs Nexplanon

Depo Provera
(Rx)
Nexplanon
(Rx)
Depo Provera is a pregnancy prevention medication and a cancer medication.
Nexplanon is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.3
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
2.0
Concern level
4.0
Approval Date
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September 23, 1960
July 17, 2006
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
37,996 Discussions
8,470 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Depo Provera is prescribed for Having No Periods, Irregular Periods and Fibroids and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Endometriosis and PCOS, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dep
Cramping
4
Mood Swings
2
Nausea
2
Acne
2
Heavy Periods
1
Bloating
1
Osteoporosis
1
Hair Loss
1
Anxiety
1
Bone Loss
1
Nex
Weight Gain
10
Cramping
7
Mood Swings
5
Nausea
4
Acne
4
Headaches
4
Depression
4
Weight Loss
3
Bloating
2
Anxiety
2
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Depo Provera
Dep
Nexplanon
Nex
Cramping
Dep
Nex
4
7
Mood Swings
Dep
Nex
2
5
Nausea
Dep
Nex
2
4
Acne
Dep
Nex
2
4
Heavy Periods
Dep
Nex
1
0
Bloating
Dep
Nex
1
2
Osteoporosis
Dep
Nex
1
0
Hair Loss
Dep
Nex
1
0
Anxiety
Dep
Nex
1
2
Bone Loss
Dep
Nex
1
0
Weight Gain
Nex
Dep
10
0
Cramping
Nex
Dep
7
4
Mood Swings
Nex
Dep
5
2
Nausea
Nex
Dep
4
2
Acne
Nex
Dep
4
2
Headaches
Nex
Dep
4
0
Depression
Nex
Dep
4
0
Weight Loss
Nex
Dep
3
0
Bloating
Nex
Dep
2
1
Anxiety
Nex
Dep
2
1
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Depo Provera and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Nexplanon and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Injection
Dosages
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Syringe: 150 mg/mL, 400 mg/mL
Solution: 400 mg/mL
Suspension: 150 mg/mL
Implant: 68 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Medroxyprogesterone Acet
Etonogestrel
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Depo Provera and Nexplanon: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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| Rose Ferea
Hey when u change from depo to nexplanon does ur cycle change at all like if u had no period and no cramping on depro would it be the same for nexplanon?? I would like to know as soon as possible
Brucelee44
February 25, 2016
Hey I have ocular gyric crisis please allow for spelling. I've been off and on clopixol for over 10 years off and on the drug its an intravenous injection nasty stuff. Suicidal symptoms and depression paranoia I suffer from. My eyes roll back up in my head or roll down towards floor or feet. Its awful. Lee. H.

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