8 Mar 2013
Depo-Provera long term can cause bone loss. They probably told you to add calcium rich foods to help prevent bone loss, not to make Depo-Provera more effective. Depo-Provera will protect you from pregnancy just fine no matter what you eat. Calcium is found in dairy products-milk, cheese, yogurt, ice cream (although ice cream is not a good source and it is higher in fat and calories). There are also calcium enriched foods like cereals and juices that have added calcium. Really, it is best to just not use Depo-Provera longer than 2 years. It is use of Depo over 2 years where they see significant loss of bone density.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Hi, I am new. I have searched the internet on interactions depo may have with some herbs. I am 45 and started drinking hibiscus tea 3 weeks ago to ...
1 answer • 5 Jun 2011
Depo Provera is a birth control shot that it 99% effective. My periods lasted 1.5-2weeks long.
1 answer • 13 Jun 2011
Can I be pregnant or how fast does the shot start working even if I got it 6 weeks after giving birth? I'm not breastfeeding exclusively could ...
1 answer • 28 Apr 2013
Ok, so I recently got on birth control (depo provera) on June 21-24 I was on my monthly cycle June 26 is the day I got on the depo shot but on June ...
1 answer • 17 Jul 2013
... previous injections and some of the medication leaked out. Should I do another shot to make sure I am covered?
2 answers • 22 Jun 2014