I've been taking Depo Provera since March 2012 and I didn't had any problems, except bad mood the week before my next injection. I had my period once a month, sometimes not at all for three months. My periods only lasted a few days. In September, my periods started to be longer : 2 or 3 weeks, but then it stopped for a month or two. And with time, it gets longer and longer. I've been bleeding from December 2012 to March 2013, then it stop for a month when I got my injection of Depo Provera. But in April 2013, it start again. I thought that it will stop when I'll get my next injection, but it actually just stop for 2 days.. So at the beginning of October, I decided to stop the Depo Provera and go with the DIU (Flexi-T). The problem is that I can take anything with estrogens because I got blood claught in my lungs in 2012. I thought that my periods will ends with that, but it dont. I would like to know if there is any ways to stop my periods, because since december, I dont bleed for a month and a half and that's becomming hard for me and on my emotions (and I'm only 18 years old... )
Depo-Provera - Depo Provera - How can I stop bleeding, it's been 10 month I am ..?
- 19 Oct 2013 by mareve08
- 13 days ago
- depo-provera, peri-ds, provera, bleeding disorder, period, depo, bleeding
Added 19 Oct 2013:
(and sorry for my English, I don't speak very well in English but that's the only site I found that can help me with my problem)
Added 19 Oct 2013:
And I'm taking Depo Provera since March ''' 2011 ''' (sorry about that) And the problems started in september 2012
Hi, I was on depo at a very young age and understand the frustration. I am not a doctors but these are some answers I got when asking similar questions
1) the bleeding is showing that depo is trying to leave your system. It will leave you system depending on how heavy you flow is and how long the time can be different from another patient having the same problems depending on your body.
2) after taking the depo shot it is recomended to switch to a different type of birth control if you have not had any major side affects to regulate you period
3) people's bodies react very different in different circumstances.
Keep your head up and make sure to keep in touch with your doctor.
Hi, i have been on depo for 2years i was suppose to get my shot back in Early November but i didnt ever since then i have been bleeding Non Stop for MONTHSSSSS!!! I recently discover this vitamin called "Dong Qui" for women. This vitamin helps women regulate their period. I now is back to normal periods and is so happy!!! Please give it a try look it up on the internet if you dont believe me!!!
Ok so I got my Depo Shot on April 25 it is now June 14 and I now officially ended my period. Depo is ridiculously dangerous and terrible to be on. Continuous nonstop bleeding is the number one risk while being on this shot. I had to go to the hospital because it was too much blood. First off it is summer second off no sex!! That's terrible. The doctor had to put an IV because I was so pale. He recommended that I go back to the OBGYN and find a solution asap. When I went back they recommended to mix depo shot with A Birth Control Pill called Lessina. After a week of usage I was done with my period. I will not take Depo Provera ever again. I can go to the beach now and live my life without feeling uncomfortable and going through a whole 2 boxes of pads!!! Warning I did not read the reviews before taking this shot but everyone should do their research before! I could be on my period for 3 month or more.
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