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Review by MizzTaylor88 (taken for less than 1 month):
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: My experience with Provera has been a very painful situation. I am 26 and was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome at the age of 22. I never had regular periods since the age of 15. I was always on some form of birth control to regulate. I was taking the Depo-Povera shot (depo shot) for about 6 months before I decided to get off due to the excessive weight gain. The Nurse Practitioner weaned me off of the shot and decided to give me the Micronor birth control pills which did not help as well. I have been on my cycle for 2.5. months. I can ot afford insurance,the only thing I could do was to go to the emergency room. I seen the ER dr there where she gave me the Provera 10mg four times a day. My bleeding has gotten heavier.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: I was taking Provera for 5 days after my fifth day my period came on a week later and has been on for a week I wanted to know how long would it last. Before I had this my cycle stayed on for 3 months none stop.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Amenorrhea: I am 27 yrs old and I've been trying to get pregnant since February 2012. My last menstrual period was March 23, 2012 and I never had period after that. I've been going to my Obgyn for the past 4 months and finally she prescribed me Provera for 10 days once a day pill. And i decided to use ovulation predictor kit 10 days before I took my 1st pill last June 13.2012. On my 3rd day of taking my pill my ovulation predictor went positive it gave me a smiley face. On my 4th day of Provera I experienced a very weird dreams, hot flashes, PMS, backache, a little dizzy. I had my last pill June 22, Friday and this is my 3 day off of it. I'm hoping that I could get my period soon so that way I can start taking Clomid.
14 users found this comment helpful.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Amenorrhea: Took two pills a day for ten days, and started my cycle three days after the last pill. Felt nauseous the first day of taking the pill, but it did what it was supposed to do so no real complaints. Not sure if my cycle will regulate in the future, though.
17 users found this comment helpful.
Review by DaisyRae (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Amenorrhea: My doctor is giving me this to try and get my period under control. I'm 23 and since I was 16 my periods have been very irregular. I have a period once every 5 or 6 months. This is my second time taking this medicine. The first time was in December 2011 (6 months ago) and I started my period on the 10th day. I bled for 5 days, it started out light then became EXTREMELY heavy, I was going through 6 or 7 tampons a day.
After that, I had one more period that lasted only one day and was very light. So the doctor told me to try this again. Today is day 9 and have been extremely nauseous since about day 4. No period yet, but there is some excess discharge.
12 users found this comment helpful.
Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Renal Cell Carcinoma: I was diagnosed with Polycystic ovarian syndrome after thinking I was pregnant, because I hadn't had a cycle in 4 months. My ob ran tests and found I had a hormonal disorder PCOS and to force a period prescribed me Provera once a month for 10 days. It made me have all the regular PMS symptoms, but I also have experienced prolonged, heavy flow.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: I am 22 and I had my period for 5 weeks straight so I went to the doctor and they told me I lost so much blood I had to get a blood transfusion then they put me on Provera 10mg 3 x a day for 2 months. At first it stopped the bleeding for a month but then the Provera stopped working so my Dr. switched me on birth control and that doesn't work either. I've been bleeding for a month now. I don't know what to do.
26 users found this comment helpful.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Amenorrhea: I gave it a 7 out of 10 because 1)I didn't experience any side effects.. so that is great and 2)I haven't gotten my period YET. I took Provera for 5 days and this is my 2nd day off of it. I feel something going on in there, so I have a feeling Aunt Flo will be visiting soon.. then I get to take my Clomid.
10 users found this comment helpful.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Amenorrhea: I am 22 years old and I took Provera for 10 days twice a day starting March 7th. 10 mg. It worked for me. About 5 days after I ended the Provera , (3.22.11), my period showed up. I am trying to conceive with my fiance but first I need my period under control. I hope this all works out. So far so good.
15 users found this comment helpful.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: I was having severe bleeding with large clots which lasted for 3 weeks. Finally saw the Doctor and he gave me 10mg for 10 days. This is day 9. I stopped bleeding 2 days ago. I love this medicine, really. I'm hungry more often, but that's okay. Unsure what will happen when I stop taking it.
54 users found this comment helpful.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: I started taking Provera January 7th because I had 3 different periods in the month of December, regular (change every 2-3 hrs), to light (barely noticed it (changed every 4-5 hrs), to extremely heavy with huge clots (literally changed everytime I stood up because there would be a gush of blood). I was told to take it for about 2 weeks and that I would have a period afterwards. I stopped bleeding but I got my period a couple of days before the 2 weeks were up. The side effects I've had are nausea (seriously sick to my stomach, the mere thought of food almost made me regurgitate), and my body was extremely sore and it made me tired. I still have pills and honestly not sure if I should still be taking it but I guess the pills work.
30 users found this comment helpful.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Amenorrhea: I am 41 yrs old. This is my first time taking Provera. I had been bleeding very heavily for 2 months when my doctor prescribed this medication. I have been on it for one week thus far and just stopped bleeding. The doctor was right. The two side effects I have noticed is tiredness and very dry mouth. If these are the only side effects I experience, it's worth it.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Amenorrhea: The drug works for what it is supposed to do but I had all kinds of side effects. I had hot flashes, mood swings, headaches, and some dizziness. I am taking Provera along with Clomid in hopes to have a baby. This is my second round and it seems worse than the first one.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Birth Control: Love it! It eliminated my periods for 3 months and I clocked in regularly every 3 months, something that never happened in my life. I would have stayed on it if it wasn't that I needed a pill with estrogens. I had no side effect at all.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Amenorrhea: I am now taking Provera for the 3rd time . It works but I have had some extra hair growth on my stomach but I am willing to deal with that because I have been trying to conceive for 8 years. After I get my period under control I will start taking Clomid. My husband and I are praying this time it will work.
12 users found this comment helpful.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Amenorrhea: Today is my third day on Provera (generic). I have never taken this medication before so we will see what happens. So far, I haven't had any other side effects besides a little bit of dizziness, it also gets me very tired. I hope this medication works for me like it has for others, I was prescribed Provera to try to restore my periods. I have never been regular but not so irregular either if that makes sense... basically I get a period every month (except last month) but I'm never sure when!
I conceived my first baby naturally (5 yrs ago) without any medications and now I can't seem to get pregnant naturally again.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Amenorrhea: I am 24 years old and on my 8th day of taking the pill. I cannot wait until it is over. I was ordered to take the pill because I want to see why I wasn't having a period which was abnormal for me. I haven't had a period in four months though I was always regular. The doctor said there was no harm in me not having a period and that is was probably caused by the birth control shot I had three years before but I should take the pills just to see what happens. The pills seem to have made my PMS worse. That includes menstrual cramps, cravings, fatigue, and moodiness. They were more horrible when I first started the pill and have calmed down a little now but the symptoms are still there.
24 users found this comment helpful.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Worked just like the Dr. said. I had been bleeding for 5 months without stopping. Took Provera for 2 weeks, and then started bleeding very heavily. Bled for almost 2 more weeks, and have now completely stopped bleeding. Just started taking Provera again for 2nd month. It makes me a little sleepy and dizzy, but it is well worth it to get my bleeding regulated!
45 users found this comment helpful.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Multiple cervical polyps: I have been taking this medication for 3 months, for 14 days each month. Side effects include increased hunger (actually I am pleased about this as I am rarely hungry and don't really enjoy food). I have read that it can cause depression, but for me it is the opposite. I am far less depressed and have more energy and feel less overwhelmed. The effects only last for the 2 weeks that I am taking it each month. My body seems to love this medicine. It is too soon to ascertain whether my polyps have shrunk/disappeared. I am going to be re-tested in three months. If it hasn't worked then I am going to try the Mirena coil.
26 users found this comment helpful.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: I am 47 and this is my second time on Provera. The only side effects I have noticed are intense night sweats. I am hotter than usual. The day after my first dose, I was nauseous and had a headache like a hangover, it has happened a few other times during the 10 days. I do think, that I can live with 10 days a month of the Provera because I was bleeding a lot. I was stuck at home. At least now, even if I don't feel good I can still leave home.
53 users found this comment helpful.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: I am a 51 year old female. In January 2008 I had a light period that lasted for 4 days and then stopped. Five days later I started bleeding again. I had such a heavy flow with clotting that I had to change every 2 hours. After the 14th day, I began to get very weak. My mother convinced me that this was not normal and to see a gynecologist. On day 16 of this heavy bleeding I went to the gynecologist. She told me I was going through menopause and prescribed Provera. On the next day, I was to take 20mg for 10 days. After 2 days, I stopped bleeding. On day 12 my doctor told me I needed to do this for the next 3 months and each month would get better and it would help me through menopause. I do not feel good at all when I take the Provera.
71 users found this comment helpful.
Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Amenorrhea: I took Provera about two years ago for 10 days and it worked great for me. I also had to take Clomid on day 5-9 of my cycle and got pregnant on my third cycle. They both worked amazingly. I am now going to try again hoping to have the same luck.
54 users found this comment helpful.
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