8 patient evaluations for Depo-Provera

May 9, 2017 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for effects hormone levels)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sex Addiction)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (swelling of breast)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sex Addiction)
  • Side effects
    Mild (swelling of breast)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 4, 2012 (Started May 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for menstrual spotting)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for endometriosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Birth control)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, acne breakout, sweet cravings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Every 3 months
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 27, 2011 (Started May 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for menstrual spotting)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for endometriosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Birth control)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, acne breakout, sweet cravings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Every 3 months
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 21, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for breakthrough intermenstrual bleeding)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Every 3 months
Advice & Tips: I take this injection to stop my heavy periods and from the first injection I have not had a period since. There are some down sides to it's long term use, some people can find that they gain weight, not that I have had this problem. Another side affect can be thinning of the bones, I do have this problem but I am also on a high dose of steroid which can also do that so it is not sure what is causing it in my case. I would recommend this medication to anyone though, its easy just a small injection every 3 months.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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