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Depo-Provera is 99.7% effective.
Not only is Depo-Provera 99.7% effective, but
you need just one shot on time every 3 months
to stay pregnancy-protected. So, unlike the Pill,
Depo-Provera isn't your every day birth control.
Remember, Depo-Provera doesn't protect
you from HIV/AIDS or other sexually
Some women using Depo-Provera experience
side effects. The most common are irregular
periods or spotting. Many women stop having
See what Depo-Provera is all about.
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periods altogether after a few months and some
may experience a slight weight gain. You shouldn't
use Depo-Provera if you could be pregnant, if you
have had any unexplained periods, or if you have
a history of breast cancer, blood clots, stroke,
or liver disease. When using Depo-Provera, there
may be a possible decrease in bone density.
Ask your health care professional about
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