Hi, I am 39 years old and had taken Depo Provera for 4+ years. I stopped taking it in December because I had a BMD Test (Bone Mineral Density)which showed that I have Osteopenia which is a stage before Osteoporosis. I have about half of the bone density that a person my age should have. I'm sure that the longer you take Depo, the increase of the risk of bone related side effects. Before I started taking Depo, the only side effects my doctor mentioned were weight gain and no periods. Since I was 5'7'' and only weighed 110 lbs, I thought this would be a great method of Birth Control for me. I did gain approx. 15 lbs., but just recently was shocked to find out that I am now only 5'6" tall.....I have lost a full inch from my height which causes me some concern. I also experince constant back and neck pain, some hip pain and headaches 3-5 times a week....I feel like I'm 75 years old. I am going for an MRI in Feb. to see if there are any other problems and I'll be surprised if there isn't. Take a moment to search the web....there are Class Action Lawsuits against the drug companies from women seeking damages because of Depo Provera. If I had known the possible side effects of this drug...I never would have started taking it. For a list of possible side effects, go to: http://www.monheit.com/Depo-Provera/faqs.asp#What%20is%20osteopenia The guidelines state that you shouldonly take the shot for 2 years unless there is no other birth controlyou can use. Having said that: I doubt ver much that the depo caused your osteopenia. 5'7 and 110 pounds is seriously underweight and this puts you at very high risk of osteopenia/osteoporosis.
How often do I have to take a pneumonia shot .
Every ten years.
* 65 years and older - if this is your first immunization, you only receive it once. * 65 years and older - if you have received an initial immunization before you turned 65, get a booster shot after you turn 65. There should be five years between the initial shot and a booster. * 18-65 years - one immunization and then one booster after age 65, if five years have passed since the initial shot. From Sutter Health
once or if immunosuppressed every 5 years
There has been 141 years, today (2012), since the opening shot at Fort Sumter.
You should get a tetanus shot every 10 years. If you work in an environment where you are more likely to get injured, you should get them every 5 years. If you get a wound that is deep or gets dirty then you should get a tetanus shot if it has been more than 5 years since your last one.
About 2oz, although the shot itself should be 1.5 oz.
in zoos. the last wolf there was shot years ago. you should know that.><
Snoop Dogg has never been shot. However, he has had many run-ins with the law over the years.
He only shot himself once in the chest on accident when he was 12 years old
NO! after a while she mite get creeped out! trust me that happened to me... DONT DO IT!
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They had been working on the ranch for 20 years.
The current recommendation is to receive a tetanus shot every ten years.
A tetanus shot? Yes, if you are unsure when you last had one and it wasn't within the last couple of years.
A tetanus shot is used to prevent lockjaw and other serious ailments due to germs entering a person's wounds. An adult should update their tetanus shot every ten years.
You shouldn't wait - you should go right away!! im in the same thing i dont know if i should go or not, i know for sure i dont have a tetanus shot. im 15 years old and my leg where i stepped on 2 rusty tacs is like really tighhtt
Some people live for many years, even 60 years, after being shot. Being shot in the hand or foot probably won't kill you. But people shot through the heart die very quickly, and people shot through the brain are often dead before they hit the ground. The answer to your question is: Avoid guns.
A repeat injection should be given at about 10 or 11 years of age.
No, you should get a rabies shot. A tetanus shot is what you get when you get cut by a rusty piece of metal.
tetanus shots should be repeated every 10 years routinely. If you get a deep injury and it has been more than 5 years you should get an early booster.
once, unless they have been cut by metal then they should have it asap
No, lead is non toxic and should desolve within 5 years or so. If it is a problem drink some arsenic!
If you mean a shot of heroin; you should not be doing that.