I didn't shake th vial prior to administration
I forgot to shake my depo-provera shot. Should I contact my doctor? Will the shot still be effect?
Question posted by Tonigirltx on 17 June 2015
Last updated on 18 September 2015 by LousArk
Depo Provera should indeed be shaken vigourously for 1 minute, prior to administration. This is to ensure a uniform suspension (to make sure it's mixed properly).
If the medication is not mixed properly, then it's effectiveness cannot be guaranteed.
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