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Depo-Provera injection

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Injection

The Depo-Provera injection contains a high dose of progestogen that stays in the body for 3 months after the injection is given by a healthcare professional. It is really great at stopping periods after a few injections. The downside is that once it's given, it's in for 3 months and cannot be removed or stopped before then.

What is in the Depo-Provera injection?

150000mcg
Less-Androgenic progestogen

Alternative to Depo-Provera injection



Frequency

Every 3 months

Effectiveness

96% - 99+%

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

Short term

FAQs

Does Depo-Provera help with acne?


Can Depo-Provera cause weight gain?


Does Depo-Provera cause depression?


Can Depo-Provera cause a risk of osteoporosis?


Can having Depo-Provera cause a miscarriage?


Detailed information

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