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Am 33yrs,i took depo provera and am seeing my period goor 25 days now.what medicine can i take to stop the bleeding?


Hi there

I will list some of the side effects of Depo -

Common side effects of Depo-Provera CI include changes in menstrual periods, weight gain, nausea, stomach cramping/bloating, dizziness, headache, tiredness, irritability, breast tenderness, decrease in breast size, acne, hair loss, decreased sex drive, hot flashes, joint pain, or irritation/pain/skin changes at injection site.

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  •     menstrual periods that are heavier or longer than normal;
  •     sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
  •     sudden severe headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
  •     chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, coughing up blood;
  •     pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs;
  •     fever;
  •     nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
  •     swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet; or
  •     symptoms of depression (sleep problems, weakness, mood changes).

Less serious side effects may include:

  1.     changes in your menstrual periods;
  2.     weight gain;
  3.     mild headache, drowsiness;
  4.     mild stomach pain;
  5.     hot flashes;
  6.     joint pain;
  7.     breast tenderness;
  8.     feeling tired or irritable;
  9.     acne;
  10.     decreased sex drive; or
  11.     skin changes or a hard lump where the injection was given.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please contact your doctor for re-evaluation and medication. Good luck