I have been spotting while on Depo-Provera shot. Why is it ?
How long can breakthrough occur before it is considered a problem ? I just recently started the Depo-provera again after having my daughter and I ve been spotting for a month can someone please help me
Hi, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
Irregular bleeding is the most common side effect of Depot Provera. In some women there may be increased spotting or breakthrough bleeding, whereas others may experience Prolonged and heavier bleeding. If you use it for more than a year, your Periods may become fewer and lighter. They may return within 3 to 6 months after you stop taking injections. You should not experience heavier or Prolonged Bleeding for not more than 3 Months. If it is Prolonged more than this, you should see your Doctor Immediately.
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