What medication interferes with Depo?

What medication interferes with Depo?

Some drugs or herbal products that may decrease the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives include:

  • barbiturates.
  • bosentan.
  • carbamazepine.
  • felbamate.
  • griseofulvin.
  • oxcarbazepine.
  • phenytoin.
  • rifampin.

Can ibuprofen stop Depo bleeding?

Certain medication may help to stop the bleeding and spotting side effects of the birth control shot. However, there is no evidence to support routine use of this type of treatment. The first option your doctor might suggest is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), such as ibuprofen (Advil).

Can you take ibuprofen with birth control?

REGULAR DAILY USE OF NSAIDs such as ibuprofen (Advil and Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve) and some other medications are not safe to take with birth control pills containing Drospirenone.

What can cancel out birth control shot?

Here’s a comprehensive list of those medications.

  • Antibiotics. Most antibiotics are absolutely fine to take with hormonal birth control, especially the common ones you might take to treat your acne, sore throat, UTI, or vaginal infection.
  • Anticonvulsants / Mood stabilizers.
  • HIV medication.
  • St.
  • Antidepressants.

Can Depo terminate pregnancy?

Depo Provera prevents pregnancy by stopping the ovaries releasing an egg each month. There are also changes to the lining of the uterus (endometrium).

How long after the depo shot can I have unprotected?

You’re immediately protected after receiving the first Depo-Provera┬« shot if you get it during your menstrual period. If it’s given to you at another time during your cycle, you may need to wait a week to 10 days before having intercourse without a condom to prevent pregnancy.

How long does it take for Depo to kick in?

Depo-Provera starts to work as birth control right away if you get it within the first 5 days of your period.

How long before Depo leaves your system?

One injection usually works for at least three months and sometimes longer. That’s why after the last shot of Depo-Provera it can take up to nine to 12 months for all the hormones to get out of the body.

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