Is it normal to bleed on and off on Depo shot?

Is it normal to bleed on and off on Depo shot?

Irregular bleeding is normal on Depo-Provera. Around 57 percent of people who have this shot experience irregular bleeding or spotting 12 months after doing so, and 32 percent of people do at 24 months. This symptom usually improves the longer people use the medication.

How to stop spotting after taking a Depo Provera shot?

Irregular bleeding 1 Breakthrough bleeding Some women will experience bleeding or spotting between periods for several months after beginning the shot. 2 Heavy periods You may find that the shot makes your periods heavier and longer. This isn’t as common, but it’s possible. 3 Lighter periods or no periods

Is it possible to get pregnant on Depo?

I was on depo for about 2 years, was due my last shot end of june but did not have as partner and i want to try for another baby. It’s now been about 9 weeks and my periods have not returned and i’ve been having very pregnancy like symtoms, the constant sleeping, tender breasts, shooting pains, back ache, nausea you name it i’ve had it.

Are there any side effects to the Depo shot?

The most serious side effect is a loss of bone density that can occur over a prolonged period of use. I spent many years using the Depo birth control injections and have not experienced a loss of bone density so it seems that, though it is a serious concern, it is not a certainty.

Are there pregnancy symptoms while on Depo Provera?

Also for about a month ina half ive been spotting/pretty much on my period, it is sometimes red,dark dark brown/almost black, and sometimes dark brown with a red tint. Could i be pregnant or could all of this be from the Depo Provera Shot? PLEASE HELP! Loading… Guest over a year ago I FEEL THE SAME WAY TO WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THROWING UP.

Are there any side effects to the Depo Provera shot?

Depo-Provera can cause irregular bleeding and other side effects. The most common side effect of the birth control shot is irregular bleeding. You may experience bleeding problems for 6 to 12 months after you first begin using the shot.

How long after stopping Depo can you get pregnant?

It may take up to 10 months after stopping the birth control shot to get pregnant. It only takes 15 weeks after your last shot for pregnancy protection to wear off. How soon you get pregnant after stopping the depo shot is different for everyone.

Can a Depo shot cause a girl to bleed?

Yes, Depo can be the cause. If your GF has been on Depo a while (more than 3/4 shots), then her Doctor can give her the next couple of shots at 8/9 week intervals. That will likely stop the bleeding, & she can go back to having the shots at the normal, 12 week intervals. I’ve been on the depo shot for almost 9 months now.

How long does it take for the Depo shot to wear off?

Bleeding. This bleeding may continue until the progestin from the depo shot wears off (which can take 11 to 14 weeks). You may just have some irregular spotting, or you may not have any bleeding issues at all. Spotting and continuous bleeding is the main reason why most women end up stopping Depo Provera.