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If you had kidney transplant and are on lots of medications for it will this affect the depo shot and whether you can get pregnant later?

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2015-07-16 18:13:23
2015-07-16 18:13:23

All medication has the possibility of counteracting or causing side effects between themselves. For someone who has undergone a kidney transplant (I'll assume you were a recipeint and not a donor), it is likely that you will always need to take anti-rejections drugs. With the sensitivity of anti-rejection drugs, you may not want to take any form of birth control. Essentially, it isn't the birth control that you need to worry about, it is staying healthy. I would recommend you work with your transplant team and a fertility doctor to determine the best options for you. You're transplant success will be the determining factor in whether or not you can get pregnant later in life. Don't give up hope, but search for the best alternative for your health.

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