Depo-Subq Provera Coupon - Depo-Subq Provera 0.65ml of 104mg/0.65ml syringe
MEDROXYPROGESTERONE contraceptive injections prevent pregnancy. They provide effective birth control for 3 months. Depo-subQ Provera 104 is also used for treating pain related to endometriosis. Compare progestins.
Depo-Subq Provera Coupon - Depo-Subq Provera 0.65ml of 104mg/0.65ml syringe

Depo-Subq Provera Side Effects

What should I watch for?

This drug does not protect you against HIV infection (AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases.

Use of this product may cause you to lose calcium from your bones. Loss of calcium may cause weak bones (osteoporosis). Only use this product for more than 2 years if other forms of birth control are not right for you. The longer you use this product for birth control the more likely you will be at risk for weak bones. Ask your health care professional how you can keep strong bones.

You may have a change in bleeding pattern or irregular periods. Many females stop having periods while taking this drug.

If you have received your injections on time, your chance of being pregnant is very low. If you think you may be pregnant, see your health care professional as soon as possible.

Tell your health care professional if you want to get pregnant within the next year. The effect of this medicine may last a long time after you get your last injection.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods

menstrual changes

stopping of menstrual bleeding

Less common

Breast pain


heavy bleeding

increased clear or white vaginal discharge

itching of the vagina or genital area

pain during sexual intercourse


thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach pain


black, tarry stools

blood in the stools

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

changes in skin color

chest pain


clay-colored stools

clear or bloody discharge from the nipple


dark urine

decrease in height

difficult or labored breathing

difficulty with breathing

difficulty with swallowing

dimpling of the breast skin

dizziness or lightheadedness

dull ache or feeling of pressure or heaviness in the legs


fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse


general feeling of discomfort or illness


hives, itching, or rash

increased thirst

inverted nipple

itching skin near damaged veins

loss of appetite

lump in the breast or under the arm


no sensation in the legs

noisy breathing

pain in the back, ribs, arms, or legs

pain, redness, tenderness, or swelling of the arm, foot, or leg

pale skin

persistent crusting or scaling of the nipple

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

redness or swelling of the breast

sore on the skin of the breast that does not heal

sudden shortness of breath or troubled breathing


swollen feet and ankles

tightness in the chest

troubled breathing with exertion

unable to move the legs

unpleasant breath odor

unusual bruising or bleeding

unusual tiredness or weakness

vomiting of blood

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Abdominal or stomach discomfort

decreased interest in sexual intercourse

inability to have or keep an erection

increased weight

loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance


Less common


blemishes on the skin



difficulty with moving

feeling of warmth

hair loss or thinning of the hair

lack or loss of strength

leg cramps

muscle pain or stiffness

pain in the joints


redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

sudden sweating

trouble sleeping

Incidence not known

Brown, blotchy spots on the exposed skin

changes in appetite



dry skin


increased hair growth, especially on the face

increased in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance

increased interest in sexual intercourse

increased sweating and body odor


loss of appetite

pain, tenderness, dimpling or indentation of the skin, or lump at the injection site

passing of gas

patchy brown or dark brown discoloration of the skin

stomach pain, fullness, or discomfort

swelling of the armpits

unexpected or excess milk flow from breasts

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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