13 patient evaluations for Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

Jul 11, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Birth control)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (depressed mood, hair loss, absence of menstruation (amenorrhea))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Monthly
Advice & Tips: very effective
Side effects: absence of menstruation (amenorrhea), hair loss, depressed mood

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Oct 25, 2008 (Started Apr 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The symptoms of my monthly cycle made my symptoms of MS worse before I started taking Depo-Provera. I highly recommended it to anyone needing to stop their monthly cycle and balance out their hormones.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 6, 2003 (Started Jun 06, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for premenstrual dysphoric disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It made all my symptoms much worse!!

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