When is depo provera administered?

Answer Depo-Provera is an injected contraceptive that is administered once every three months. The first injection should be administered within five days after the first day of a menstrual period. The sh... Read More »

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When do you receive Depo-Provera?

The first shot of Depo-Provera is given within five days of the start of your menstrual bleeding. Subsequent injections are administered every 11 to 13 weeks to ensure continued effectiveness of th... Read More »

Are there any long term side effects on a fetus when exposed to depo provera?

Some bleeding after the cord falls off is normal. If it infected it may cause more bleeding. Continuous bleeding is a cause for concern and requires evaluation by a pediatrician and investigation.

What could happen if you accidentally received a depo provera shot when you are 8 months pregnant?

You have to pay after and/or take a loan. It can take years to pay back.

Depo Provera?

I gained 5 lbs every 3 months. I was on it for a few years, so that really added up. I was also an emotional wreck the entire time. I didn't realize how emotionally off-balance I was until I had st... Read More »