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Bleeding after taking the depo shot. Migraines and frequent seizures, depression and fatigue. Are these side effects?

I got the Depo shot and had alot of negative side effects. I bled pretty much everyday after I received the shot, my migraines increased, which also triggered a couple of seizures. I was severely depressed and exhausted all the time and still had cramping. I decided not to get the next shot. I was due to get the shot Dec 18th. I stopped bleeding around that time and have not gotten a period. Pregnancy tests are negative, but I m very fatigued, lightheaded and dizzy, nauseau, and migraines starting again. Could this all just be from the Depo shot?
Asked On : Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

Depo provera can be associated with breakthrough vaginal bleeding like you described. It can also potentially cause headaches , depressed mood and weakness.
These side effects can occur while on the medication.

Since you were due a shot in mid December, it would be almost 2 months since that shot was due and almost 5 months since the last one.
It is unlikely that the depo would still be contributing significantly to your symptoms.

It may be best, if possible , to visit your doctor for review.

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Answered: Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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