24/06/2021

Depo-Provera

Injection

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Became depressed and suicidal despite no history of same. No sex drive, vaginal dryness, painful sex. Got uti and Thrush both first time ever. Didn’t take a second shot but took 2 years for period to return to normal. Difficulty trying to conceive 3 years later unsure if related.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
18 months - 3 years
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

Gradual return to normal over more than six months

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