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  1. depo...and...ARGH.
    ... even explain. Just search the internet for "depo provera horror stories." It made me depressed, made my hair...

  2. depo shot
    ... progesterone-only methods like the mini pill and depo provera have much higher rates of irregular bleeding then...

  3. Migraine variant from BC
    ... probably right. I can tell you that while on Depo Provera I experienced very few headaches but when I switched...

  4. Depo Questions
    ... you experience. I think I need to get off the Depo Provera now. Any thoughts? My 2 months is up and I am starting...
    ... you experience. I think I need to get off the Depo Provera now. Any thoughts? My 2 months is up and I am starting...

  5. Depo shot = no pregnancy?
    ... My friend was on depo provera for about 2 or 3 years, well her and her fiancee are...
    ... after using hormonal birth control, especially Depo Provera ....
    ... I was on depo provera shots for about 3 years and my last shot was in June...

  6. The Pill, worth it?
    ... I got sick of the condoms, too, so I started Depo Provera . It was very effective, but also somewhat expensive...

  7. Crying with Yasmin
    ... I was on Depo Provera for about 6 or 7 years and have recently switched...

  8. Shot?
    ... Depo Provera Shot is the best!!! Yes, at first for the first few...

  9. extra period this month, bleeding heavy, just started orthotricyclen
    ... all for the past few months, but I had been put on Provera to stop the current bleeding, and then started the...

  10. BC for long periods
    ... long time, more than 6 months.The doctor gave me Provera for 10 days, and it slowed the bleeding down, and...

  11. Wouldn't recommend Depo-provera
    ... I have been on depo provera for 14 months and I love it! I have had no side effects...

  12. Weight Gain
    ... I am currently on Depo Provera but am hearing about bone & heart damage as side effects...

  13. anyone had luck on depo?
    ... but I was wondering if anyone had success on depo provera . I have endometriosis and the doctor gave me the...

  14. Yasmin experience?
    ... I have been on the depo provera shot for the past 9 months. I have had major hair...

  15. Spotting on depo, lactation?
    ... I have been on Depo Provera for about 3 months (I get my next shot on October...

  16. Lowette (The Pill)
    ... periods are all over the place since I came of Depo Provera ..so..like..when should I start taking it?" and she...

  17. Birth Control
    ... much worse. Also.......think about this. Depo Provera is used as chemical castration for sex offenders....

  18. Birth Control Questions
    ... The only thing you could try to do that, is Depo Provera shot, or the new Seasonale (you'll get 4 periods a ... pills (they all made me have bad mood swings) depo provera and lunelle shots (lunelle got taken off the market...

  19. depo provera horror
    ... I went on depo provera when I was about 19 or 20. I noticed a significant ... stories on the web about the side effects from depo provera and I believe I am one of the 1% who suffers from...

  20. Birth Control Side Effects! Please help!
    ... s. just DON'T whatever you do DOO NOOOT go on Depo Provera ... ;))...

  21. Ortho Evra
    ... Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Ortho Cept, Alesse (sp?), Depo Provera (which was really terrible), and Ortho Evra. Can...

  22. OrthoEvra vs. NuvaRing
    ... compared to my previous methods of BC, such as depo provera , which made me gain so much weight, among other things...

  23. Depo or Ortho-tri-cyclen?
    ... I started taking Depo Provera last year and I had a pretty bad time with it. I ... change for the better. I would never recommend Depo Provera to anyone. It's such a hit or miss type of thing...

  24. Yasmin -- Anybody try it and not like?
    ... the other day to try a new bcp after being on depo provera for awhile. I really wanted to try yasmin--mainly...

  25. best pill for no period
    ... I have never taken BCP's before--I was on depo provera 6 yrs and recently decided to try a BCP. My Dr prescribed...

  26. skipping break
    ... bookstores as well. Also tell your bf the shot(Depo Provera ) doesnt always work in stopping periods...trust me...
    ... bookstores as well. Also tell your bf the shot(Depo Provera ) doesnt always work in stopping periods...trust me...

  27. Severe Depression with Provera
    ... MilkNkisses she isnt talking abut Depo Provera ,she is talking about Provera which is a form of progesteron ... the lucky ones and I didnt have depression while on provera ...different story of when I was on Depo Provera but ... get into that...Now I was a bit cranky while taking Provera the two times I did take it but other than that I...
    ... Provera and Depo Provera are actually both medroxyprogesterone. One is oral...
    ... I've been on 60mg of Provera a day since May, with only a 30 day break and I have...
    ... fertility. I need some good news. I just finished my last provera pill yesterday so now begins the waiting game. The ... experience sore nipples (not sore breasts) on the provera ? I have been having that for a few days now. Thanks...
    ... very dark but it started. This is the first day of no provera is that normal? Could it have been on its way anyway...
    ... know for sure if you get another period without the Provera ?...
    ... know for sure if you get another period without the Provera ? Hello Nicole, My nipples are a bit better but ... way if it happened less than 24 hours after the last provera pill. I will be sure to keep you posted. I hope all...
    ... way if it happened less than 24 hours after the last provera pill. I will be sure to keep you posted. I hope all...
    ... all. I am trying to decide how soon to quit my own Provera since I am sure I will bleed more. Do I want to be ... on the Provera and on the Lupron at the same time or would I rahter...
    ... all. I am trying to decide how soon to quit my own Provera since I am sure I will bleed more. Do I want to be ... on the Provera and on the Lupron at the same time or would I rahter ... study in grad school? Where are you from? About the provera , aren't you still bleeding now? Do you think it will ... say whether it is actually really bad to take the provera and lupron at the same time? Please excuse my ignorance...
    ... study in grad school? Where are you from? About the provera , aren't you still bleeding now? Do you think it will ... say whether it is actually really bad to take the provera and lupron at the same time? Please excuse my ignorance ... And, yes, I am still bleeding. I only took one Provera yesterday and the day before and it has stayed pretty ... heavy. I didn't ask my friend about stopping the Provera . I just got her to arrange for me to get the Lupron ... bleeding * needs to come out. So, whenever I stop the Provera , I should have a withdrawal bleed. And, any damming ... that the Provera has done will be gone. I think I am stopping today...

  28. Iud
    ... IUD's and also with progesterone therapy. Depo Provera is a progesterone shot. 55% of the women on it stop...

  29. Alesse Brand Birth Control Pills
    ... periods compleatly, so dr made me stop them and take provera to start my period thats been 1 month ago and i still...

  30. Ovcon-35
    ... taking it for endometriosis. I was taking 60mg of Provera a day, which totally supressed my periods. So now...
    ... taking it for endometriosis. I was taking 60mg of Provera a day, which totally supressed my periods. So now ... interesting! In the very beginning, I took 10 pills of Provera and it made me bleed to the point of almost hemmoraging...

  31. Which birth control pill to choose...so many!
    ... ive been taking depo provera for 6 yrs...ive heard many people had bad experiences...

  32. Depo??? YES or NO??
    ... Read the post several below that has Depo Provera misspelled...something like Depo Prevara.It has many...

  33. Depo...anyone on it or was...
    ... dont want my question to become a debate over depo provera being bad or good...i hear about it all the time....

  34. Pills+Condom=exageration?
    ... 1000 women get pregnant the first year...im on depo provera which is a lot more affective then the pill...and...
    ... depo provera sux...
    ... 1000 women get pregnant the first year...im on depo provera which is a lot more affective then the pill...and...

  35. BC
    ... An excellent option for you would be the Depo Provera injection. Every three months, you go to your doctor...
    ... come on think on this certain countries use Depo Provera to permenantly sterilize women. It wouldnt take much...
    ... come on think on this certain countries use Depo Provera to permenantly sterilize women. It wouldnt take much...
    ... proven fact that there are countries that use Depo Provera to cause sterility in women. It is also used in sexual...

  36. DEPO INJECTION
    ... Depo provera is synthetic medroxyprogesterone acetate, basically...

  37. Never been on BCP's, am curious...
    ... Let me just add in one thing do not go on the Depo Provera . It's a shot you get every 12 weeks. I was on it and...

  38. Update on my "Mini-Pill"(no estrogen) oddesy
    ... in that and the risks because of the surgery. Depo Provera was NOT even in the running because my doctor came...

  39. Need B.C. advice!
    ... pretty much all forms of B.C. I'm currently on depo provera and HATE it. I bleed non stop and my skin is a mess...

  40. Mirena IUD - post your experiences here please
    ... Several years ago I had a very bad experience with depo provera , I stacked on the weight and spotted constantly. It...

  41. Attention all Yasmin BCP users!!
    ... opinions on Yasmin. After a little over 8 years on Depo Provera , I am going on them. I start a 3 month trial the end...

  42. Has anyone here ever used Norplant?
    ... Have you thought of depo provera . You get a needle every 10-13 weeks so you only have...
    ... wrin If you are scared to use the depo- provera , I would seriously reconsider the Norplant. As far ... the same thing(only the time effects differ). Depo Provera also only contains progesterone!...

  43. Types of birth control pills
    ... take a few tries to find the right one. The Depo Provera shot I would stay as far away as possible. You can ... posts that talk about women's experiences with Depo Provera . They do have a shot Lunella that is one a month...

  44. Nuva Ring
    ... hate deciding. If anyones interested, NEVER USE DEPO PROVERA ! anyway, pill or ring...pill or ring...... pill or...

  45. Depro-Prevara?? Sp???
    ... others experiences with this drug. It is called Depo Provera but many women will refer to it as H***. I am one...
    ... Another slight horror story. If you know anyone on DEPO PROVERA check out the warning sheet that is in the pacage...
    ... I took the Depo Provera injection for 5 years and it was okay. I'd get moody ... And I'm only 25 years old. Just take a pill. Depo Provera just has too many side effects....
    ... I am replying to the messages about Depo Provera . I took my 17 year old daughter to get the shot 6...

Breastfeeding board

  1. Mini pill and breastfeeding
    ... Microval, etc) the birth control injection (Depo Provera ) the progesterone-releasing IUD (Mirena, Progestasert...

Family Planning / Adoption board

  1. Try On Your Own Or Adoption???
    ... I had 1 child when I was 19 and began taking Depo Provera b/c and after being on it for 2 years I decided to...

Infertility board

  1. Newbie to board, some q's
    ... Sept. my doc told me I have anovulation. She gave me provera (again) to get a cycle started, and had me take clomid...

  2. Aug-Sept 2008 cyclers - Part II
    ... t know how long mine is. I usually have to take Provera to jump start my cycle. Here is where I’m at now...

  3. NO luck getting pregnant - have pcos, thyroid, insulin resistance & bipolar
    ... thyroid pills every day.. I just started last month provera .. i am supposed to take it once a day for 10 days...

  4. Possible PCOS, what will happen next?
    ... notice a cyst (which went away on its own) & prescribed Provera which helped bring on my period. Sometimes OBGYNs...

  5. Hi new here
    ... become preg. This is my situation, I started taking provera because of my irregular cycles and have already had ... ladies if anyone has had side effects from taking provera , it seems that my side effects for provera are worst...
    ... Hi Hope2bee - I don't have any experience with Provera or Clomid, I went straight to IVF, but just wanted...
    ... Welcome to the boards! :) I've taken Provera but only for a short time to promote my period to...
    ... Welcome!! :D I have taken Provera , and you're right, those side effects are pretty bad...
    ... Summerstorm , I know exactly what you mean by how provera makes you overly sensitive. With me it seems that...

  6. Some hope for those who are trying....
    ... that my period came and that I didn't need to take provera to make my cycle start, because the Clomid shouldn...

  7. Kari
    ... her way! ;) So far no AF, but since I took my last provera pill on Friday I'm sure she's coming... I probably...
    ... protection and been fine... Even after 10 days of provera and a m/c shouldn't it be heavier???:) I just really...
    ... AF. I think though, that with your recent m/c and provera it really should be heavier than what it was. :) I...

  8. Starting the "journey"......again?
    ... inally and got some blood work done. He started me on provera to kickstart my cycle. I did not ovulate with that...

  9. New to the board - Provera question
    ... information here, everyone is wonderful. I've never taken provera before, but I believe your period should show up about...
    ... Holly your schedule seems pretty standard. As for the provera , I also took 20mg for 7 days and I got AF 9 days after...
    ... Hi Cramer and welcome! :) Just to answer your provera question, it really depends....ideally, they want...

  10. March/April Cycles Cont.
    ... this cycle! Well I'm still doing okay... one more provera pill and hopefully AF will cooperate and show by middle...
    ... triggering tomorrow nite. Kari I really hope the provera works for you and AF shows up soon. I cant believe...
    ... sweetie. Kari - wow, your cycle is almost here! Last provera today - you'll be stimming before you know it. I can...
    ... triggering tomorrow nite. Kari I really hope the provera works for you and AF shows up soon. I cant believe...
    ... okay. (((hugs))) As for me, well I took my final provera today. Just waiting for AF now. Even when she does...

  11. Thinking of you Kari
    ... most interesting part is they are gonna get me on provera right away to make sure I have a period (since I've...
    ... to check in and see how you're doing! I hope the Provera is treating you well and AF arrives soon! - April...
    ... STICKY BFP!!! ;) I'm doing well. Just had my second provera pill today. I'm super busy with my parents in town...
    ... is going good here.* Just plugging along with the provera .... 6 down and 4 pills to go.* I imagine I'll get...

  12. Time to Start Over
    ... guess you are much closer to her visit since your last provera pill will be tomorrow! But hopefully a sticky BFP...

  13. Provera and Comid
    ... considered a "normal" period. Since you are 3 days post Provera , I would imagine that your menses should be returning...

  14. Provera and Comid
    ... having periods about 3-4 months ago. Was started on Provera x 10 days and just finished my last dose last night...
    ... Welcome b82! :D Well, provera sometimes takes a little while. I had to start on ... Provera , and it didn't work for me. So I had to use ratio ... later I got AF. And a long time ago when I use to take Provera , I'd take it for 10 days, but then have to wait 5...

  15. Princess
    ... I started ratio-mpa (apparently the same thing as Provera but with more....oomf :D) Sunday. I shoud be done ... this ratio-mpa before, and it sounds toughter than provera . As in, it'll actually work. :) Maybe because it's...
    ... really hope that the combination of the estrace and the provera will work its wonders and bring you not only a very...
    ... Hi Kari!! I really do hope the estrace and provera work quickly to bring on a quick AF (not one that...
    ... no-show with me. This pill is really different than Provera ....I never had side effects from Provera, and this...

  16. Princess
    ... Hey Princess sweetie! So have you moved on to the provera yet or are you still taking the estrace? You are...

  17. AF or Breakthrough Bleed? You Be The Judge!
    ... and then onto Ratio-MPA, which is the same thing as Provera . Then I shoudl get AF, and THEN onto Clomid, and then...

  18. Princess how was your appointment?
    ... daily? I can't read his writing. But for ten days. Provera 10mg daily for five days. And that shoudl give me ... progesterone blood test. (Why?) If the estrace and provera don't work, then he will refer me to his colleague ... sure. Accoording to my old gyne...Dracula, I was on Provera for a bit as a teenager, and it always worked. So ... just to make sure before we start the estrace and provera . I'm being so silly. I'm trying to be positive ... But I tell myself, I haven't had a period even after Provera , and I get clear CM everyday. So maybe, maybe not...
    ... then onto clomid:D. I remember when the RE gave me provera he gave me 10mg twice a day for 7 days (just some...
    ... mediicnes are working. Also, the pharmaciste didnt have Provera , so he called the doctor and he gave another progestin...

  19. Princess con't
    ... with this doctor, considering the surgery and now the provera that so far hasn't worked... he has to see you as...

  20. Princess - Where is AF?
    ... recall correctly, I think 7 days past your last pill of provera would be tomorrow (Monday), so that's when I'd expect ... .. (that's just based on my last couple go's with provera :)). Just want you to know that I'm thinking of you...
    ... so confused. :) I just hope that maybe he can give Provera for longer (becase I don't think 5 days is long enough...
    ... before your appt so you won't have to take any more provera . I also wanted to say that what your DH said about...
    ... and b/w or anything. I just think I needed to take Provera for longer, maybe 7 days instead of the 5? I mean...
    ... online (I know, bad bad :)) that not repsonding to Provera might mean that you have premature ovarian failure...

  21. Chlomid on day five of my period
    ... number two. Did the three rounds of chlomid with provera to start my periods with no luck. So we took a break ... and are trying again now. My doctor started me on provera again in December. Started my period Dec 31st, did ... wait till day 40 and I could take another round of provera . I actually started on my own on day 38 and now I...

  22. SAD - bfn
    ... will ask me to wait until they tell me to start the provera again. I told a OPK test and showed that I was...
    ... sure. If you have O'ed I do not think you will need provera AF should come on her own. I do not want to give you...
    ... AF shows. I think that if you O'ed, you won't need provera , you should get Af on your own, if it is a bfn. I...

  23. Princess - Provera/Clomid
    ... Yaaaah, no AF." And have to take another round of Provera or whatever and having to do even more waiting. Rrrrrrrrr...
    ... come on time, and I have to say do another round of Provera .... that will put of my Clomid/O time, right? And ... doesn't. But that's assuming gyn woudl put me on more Provera . Well, silver lining to every cloud!! All I...

  24. Princess - G/L w/ the Provera!
    ... I hope you have a much better day today. Now that provera is behind you, you're that much closer to bfp. Once...
    ... much better day.Also wanted to wish you luck with the provera hope AF shows soon.Take care sweetie and have a wonderful...
    ... But I bet for you is just a side effect from the Provera . Take care my dear, Mady...
    ... Remember when I was in Joburg at the RE and I took provera to bring her on and I ended up waiting for 12 days...
    ... of it liek that. Maybe this is a side effect of the Provera , feeling blue. Or maybe it's AF coming!!! :) It's...

  25. Progesterone and AF
    ... frustrating!! But no, you shoudln't worry, I am on Provera right now (progesterone too, I believe) and the doctor...

  26. Princess
    ... Well sounds like you are on your way sweetie starting provera already.Things have a way of falling into place sweetie...
    ... How are you today?! So, you've started with the Provera - good for you! :)! So, your cycle has begun :D...
    ... I'm so excited!! How will I be able to tell if the Provera is working? I hope it does. You ladies are so right...
    ... lie still for 10 to 20 mins.I cant help you with the provera question never been on it.I am sure someone will be...
    ... woman, but is there a range of time after I finish the Provera , that I should expect AF?...
    ... Sorry I can't help with the Provera question :), but I'm sure that others here can. ...
    ... I was also propped on pillows :o As for the provera , I've had to take it twice. The first time I think ... she cooperates for you sweetie. I've only heard of Provera not working for someone once and I really think that...
    ... Princess - I cannot help you with the provera question either, as I've never used it. But you have ... maybe I should be propped on angle?!?! I hope the provera goes as planned, dear. silver:)...
    ... that you mentioned that you couldn't really feel the provera working.. I cant either, and it was worrying me. I...
    ... I hope that you continue to feel good while on the Provera (are you still taking it? - sorry, I'm not too familiar...
    ... LOL! That's okay that you don't know much abotu Provera !! I know next to nothing about IUI, IVF, or infectables ... m 10mg for 5 days. Tonight will be my last dose of Provera , and then hopefully AF will come and I can start onthe...
    ... laughing with what you wrote.........lol.As for the provera try not to stress over it I am sure it will do its...
    ... why not, right? I'm trying to not stress abotu the Provera ....can you imgine how much I'm going to stree while...
    ... Hey Princess, good luck with the Provera treatment. Just wanted to let you know that I'm...
    ... starting me off at 100 mg. :) But it's the stupid Provera that I'm worried abotu. AF has messed me up so many...
    ... bringing me down. And that I'm really unsure abotu this provera . I mean, to be honest, I don't have too much worry ... abotu the Clomid. It's the provera that worries me. :) But i feel much better, thank...
    ... week will be easier from here. I am sure that the provera is doing it's thing & AF will show up for you soon...

  27. Mapia...Pt. 3
    ... I've been feelling bloated, and now that I'm doing provera and clomid, I really really want my body to be as...

  28. Will I ever have a baby????
    ... very close friend of mine DOES..she did 1 cycles with provera to bring on AF then clomid and timed BD and YES first...


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