Depo Provera

Last Update February 11, 2016
Depo Provera is a progesterone-only contraceptive that is administered as an intramuscular injection. It is injected once every 3 months and for this reason many women prefer this ...
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Depo Provera for PCOS

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een on depo-provera injections for their pcos? i just t...
| forums.obgyn.net
" depo has anyone been on depo-provera injections for their pcos? i just took my first... "

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een on depo-provera injections for their pcos? i just t...
| forums.obgyn.net
" depo\ has anyone been on depo-provera injections for their pcos? i just took\ my first... "

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I've been on depo-provera in the past. Not for pcos reasons...
| www.soulcysters.net
" I've been on depo-provera in the past. Not for pcos reasons ( I didn't have ...bc reasons. It made my depression WORSE. I've heard alot ...putting women on depo-provera for pcos. I would definately find... "

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COS.I am recently diagnosed with PCOS and was on Depo for se...
| forums.obgyn.net
" Re: Depo-provera? I have read a few articles that linked Depo Provera as a cause for PCOS. I am recently diagnosed with PCOS and was on Depo for seven years. I would not recomend... "

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Nat, i have done alot of research into pcos and feel my...
| www.babyandbump.com
" Thanks Nat, i have done alot of research into pcos and feel my Dr has just fobbed me off after a scan showed 1 cyst. I never had any problems until the begining of this year when i came off the depo... "

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ow. I was diagnosed with PCOS when I was about 24. Taking...
| asdgestalt.com
" ...traumatised. Now I have the Depo-Provera injections and I haven't had one in about 4 years. Yay! 3.)No thyroid problems as far as I know. I was diagnosed with PCOS when I was about 24. Taking the... "

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think the depo shot triggered my hormonal imbalance and pcos...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...that exact day. i took one depo provera shot then all of a sudden i gained gain which i cant lose and i dont ovulate. its supposed to wear off in 3 months but its been 3 years ago and my body isnt... "

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ometriosis so perhaps it may help with polycystic ovaries.Al...
| www.cancer-forums.net
" ...before giving up. I am using depo provera (the shot) and I love it. Apparently depo provera works for some women with endometriosis so perhaps it may help with polycystic ovaries. Also, I watched a... "

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heroy is that when I got the depo provera it caused me...
| ehealthforum.com
" ...intracranial hypertension)) is connected to pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome). My theroy is that when I got the depo provera it caused me to gain weight which caused the ihh, pcos and... "

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ny experience with PCOS & how long after taking Metformin...
| www.themommyplaybook.com
" PCOS?? So after only having four periods in two years since coming on of Depo-provera, I had blood work done last week & it showed my LH & FSH hormones were 2:1, indicating PCOS! I don't know how I... "

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Depo Provera
37,379 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Menstrual Period Issues, No Period, Endometriosis*, Bleeding, PCOS*, Irregular Periods, Fibroids, Cancer
Other names: Provera, Medroxyprogesterone, Depo subQ Provera 104, Cycrin, Depo subQ Provera
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.6
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Provera
178,750 discussions
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*Off Label
2.5
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Nuvaring
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Other names: Etonogestrel-Ethinyl Estradiol
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Clomid
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Other names: Clomiphene Citrate, Serophene
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Ortho Tri Cyclin
40,617 discussions
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Yasmin
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Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Menstrual Period Issues, Acne*, PCOS*, Cramping*
Other names: Yaz, Ocella, Zarah, Drospirenone-Ethinyl Estradiol, Gianvi
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Medroxyprogesterone
3,339 discussions
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Other names: Provera, Depo Provera, Cycrin, Curretab, Depo subQ Provera 104
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Yaz
64,311 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Menstrual Period Issues, Acne, Cramping*, PCOS*
Other names: Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Loryna, Drospirenone-Ethinyl Estradiol
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.7
Satisfaction
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Metformin
477,147 discussions
Taken for: PCOS*, Diabetes, Weight Loss*, Insulin Resistance, Weight Gain*
Other names: Glucophage, Glumetza, Glucophage XR, Fortamet, Metforming
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Satisfaction
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medroxyprogesterone acetate
883 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting, Irregular Periods, PCOS*, Endometriosis
Other names: Provera, Depo Provera, Medroxyprogesterone, Cycrin, Depo subQ Provera 104
*Off Label
2.7
Satisfaction
1.0
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PCOS medications
Depo Provera
37,379 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Menstrual Period Issues, No Period, Endometriosis*, Bleeding, PCOS*, Irregular Periods, Fibroids, Cancer
Other names: Provera, Medroxyprogesterone, Depo subQ Provera 104, Cycrin, Depo subQ Provera
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.6
Satisfaction
1.5
Helpfulness
Provera
178,750 discussions
Taken for: Menstrual Period Issues, PCOS*, Spotting, No Period, Bleeding
Other names: Depo Provera, Medroxyprogesterone, Cycrin, Curretab, Depo subQ Provera 104
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.5
Satisfaction
1.1
Helpfulness
Nuvaring
43,821 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, PCOS*
Other names: Etonogestrel-Ethinyl Estradiol
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.6
Satisfaction
2.6
Helpfulness
Clomid
1,691,598 discussions
Taken for: PCOS, Infertility, Not Ovulating
Other names: Clomiphene Citrate, Serophene
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
2.6
Satisfaction
1.8
Helpfulness
Ortho Tri Cyclin
40,617 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Acne*, Spotting*, Cramping*, PCOS*
Other names: Ortho Cyclen, Trinessa, Sprintec, Mononessa, Norgestimate-Ethinyl Estradiol
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.8
Satisfaction
3.2
Helpfulness
Yasmin
100,638 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Menstrual Period Issues, Acne*, PCOS*, Cramping*
Other names: Yaz, Ocella, Zarah, Drospirenone-Ethinyl Estradiol, Gianvi
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.7
Satisfaction
4.1
Helpfulness
Medroxyprogesterone
3,339 discussions
Taken for: Menstrual Period Issues, Spotting, PCOS*, Pregnancy Prevention, No Period
Other names: Provera, Depo Provera, Cycrin, Curretab, Depo subQ Provera 104
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.5
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Yaz
64,311 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Menstrual Period Issues, Acne, Cramping*, PCOS*
Other names: Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Loryna, Drospirenone-Ethinyl Estradiol
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.7
Satisfaction
3.3
Helpfulness
Metformin
477,147 discussions
Taken for: PCOS*, Diabetes, Weight Loss*, Insulin Resistance, Weight Gain*
Other names: Glucophage, Glumetza, Glucophage XR, Fortamet, Metforming
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.7
Satisfaction
2.8
Helpfulness
medroxyprogesterone acetate
883 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting, Irregular Periods, PCOS*, Endometriosis
Other names: Provera, Depo Provera, Medroxyprogesterone, Cycrin, Depo subQ Provera 104
*Off Label
2.7
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
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