How long until i get my period after depo?

Hello, Depo-Provera is a long-acting progestin (hormone) form of birth control. If you stop getting Depo-Provera injections, your period usually returns within 3 to 10 months but sometimes it may take 12-18 mths.

How long after stopping Depo will I get my period? It takes awhile to get back to normal, but be prepared and use protection as your fertility could return quickly. Most women don’t get a period for another 6-9 months after stopping depo.

Is it normal to have a period while on Depo? Yes. Most woman have some sort of periods while on the Depo Provera provera. After the first injection irregular periods are common. The more Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injections a woman has the less likely she is to bleed. However some bleeding is to be expected.

Does your still have period when taking Depo? Women are more likely to continue using Depo Provera if they’re counseled about these bleeding side effects before receiving their first Depo injection. Research suggests that all bleeding (including your monthly period) typically stops for around 50 percent of women who use Depo Provera continuously for one year.

Can you get pregnant without having a period after the Depo? Yes, about 70% or women will conceive within 12 months after the last injection even if normal menses has not returned. As long as normal ovulation has returned, pregnancy may occur. Ovulation occurs first, then your period, so theoretically you can conceive without your first period after discontinuing Depo shots.

What happens after stopping Depo?

What happens after stopping Depo? After stopping Depo-Provera, you might experience irregular cycles for several months as the level of MPA continues to fall and your own hormones kick back in. A delay in resuming your period, irregular timing between periods, prolonged and/or heavy bleeding and spotting between periods are possible.

What are the side effects of getting off Depo? Some women find that, after going off of Depo, symptoms that they had while using the injections get worse. These side effects include heavy bleeding, extreme breast tenderness, weight gain, headaches, nausea, mood swings, depression, and hair loss.

How soon after Depo can you get pregnant? However, some women become pregnant as soon as three to four months after stopping Depo-Prevera. The average time it takes to get pregnant after Depo-Provera is nine months, but it can take some women up to two years.

What causes bleeding while on Depo? A typical side effect of depo-provera, or “the shot,” is irregular periods. Many people do not get a period at all while on Depo. Other people experience irregular spotting or bleeding. That’s because Depo contains high levels of progesterone, a hormone that makes it hard for the lining to form on the uterus.