Users' questions

How long will Depo-Provera affect my fertility?

How long will Depo-Provera affect my fertility?

Does the ‘Depo’ contraceptive injection affect fertility? The short answer: Contraceptive injections can have lingering contraceptive effects for up to 1.5 years but do not affect long-term future fertility. The long answer: Depo-Provera™ or Depo-Ralovera™ is a contraceptive injected once every three months.

How long does it take to get pregnant after Depo shot for 1 year?

You can become pregnant after taking Depo-Provera®. You could become pregnant as soon as 12 to 14 weeks after your last shot. It could also take up to a year or two to conceive after stopping this type of contraception.

How long after stopping the injection can I get pregnant?

Can I Get Pregnant After I Stop Using Depo-Provera? You can become pregnant as soon as 3 to 4 months after your last shot. But it takes some women several months to conceive after they stop using this type of birth control.

How long does it take to get pregnant after Depo Provera?

Most women will see their fertility return within 5 to 7 months of their last injection. In other words, about two months after that 90-day period ends. Within 10 months of the last Depo-Provera injection, 50 percent of women are pregnant. .

When do the side effects of Depo go away?

And any Depo side effects you may have had will fade. It can take up to 10 months after your last shot wears off for your period to come back and for you to be able to get pregnant. But some people do get pregnant soon after stopping the shot — there’s no way to know how long it will take for you.

How long is Depo Provera in your system?

Duration of use does not seem particularly relevant, and just over 80 per cent of women could expect to have conceived by 15 months after the last injection. One has to assume that these women started menstruation again fairly soon after the injections were stopped.

How often do you have to get shots for Depo Provera?

You have to go to a doctor’s office or health center every 3 months for your injection. Or you may be able to get a supply of shots at the health center to bring home and give yourself every 3 months.

How long after stopping Depo can you get pregnant?

It may take up to 10 months after stopping the birth control shot to get pregnant. It only takes 15 weeks after your last shot for pregnancy protection to wear off. How soon you get pregnant after stopping the depo shot is different for everyone.

How often do you get the Depo shot?

Commonly called the depo shot or birth control shot, this medication is injected into your arm or buttocks. It contains a type of progesterone hormone Depo-Provera® shots provide protection against pregnancy for up to 14 weeks — though you typically need to receive one shot every 12 weeks.

Can you get pregnant with one shot of Depo Provera?

A single shot of Depo-Provera provides three months of protection against pregnancy, so clearly you won’t be able to conceive for at least that long, and it could take even longer than that.

How long does it take to get your period after taking Depo Provera?

For some people it can take up to 10 months for their ability to get pregnant to return to normal and for others it can happen much sooner. Your first period after stopping the depo provera shot can take several months to return. It can also take time for your period to go back to the way it was before you started using the shot.