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Had depo shot to reduce severe PMS. Having continuous bleeding. Suggest?

Mar 2013
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Hello :-) I have my first depo shot a few days ago to attempt to lessem my severe PMS. I took the shot on the second pay of my period. My period should end tomorrow but there is no sign of the bleeding stopping. I am going on holiday with my husband in mid-November and just can't be bleeding until then. Anything I can do to stop the bleeding? I am 40 in a few months, smoker.
Posted Fri, 18 Oct 2013 in Menstruation and Miscarriage
Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 39 minutes later
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Thanks for your query.
The depo would take a few days or a maybe a week to start working.
I am sure that you would definitely stop bleeding by mid - November, as it is still more than a month away.
In case you want to be safe, then for the planned dates of the vacation, you can start taking progesterone tablets ( Meprate for eg ) twice a day starting a couple of days before the holiday, and then stop taking it when you want your period.
You would have a withdrawal bleed within a week of stopping the tablets.
All the best.
Please feel free to ask for further clarifications.
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