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what would be the possible problem in me?

By Anonymous September 13, 2010 - 1:55am
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I took Depo Provera 150 mg three times 1 last August 2009, then October and lastly January 2010 after that I didn't have my menstruation back again, its 1 year now.I usually have a regular menstruation, I never had any problem before I used the drug even dysmenorrhea.Did I had overdose of the medicine? Is there any solution to my problem?
Thank you very much

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Hi Anonymous

I don't think you overdosed or anything like that. These injections can affect your cycle for months after you stop taking them, but have you spoken with a health care provider? It can take 9-12 months to become pregnant after going off of Depo, according to Planned Parenthood. So it can affect your cycle for a long time.

However, there are a lot of possible reasons for amenorrhea. Excessive dieting and exercise, for example. It is a good idea to be checked out by a professional when it has been so long to rule out hormonal or other issues.

I suggest you make an appointment for an exam with your provider to make sure everything is alright with you. Thank you for writing, and good luck.

September 13, 2010 - 6:37am
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