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Tell your healthcare provider if you have congestive heart failure, kidney problems, or a history of seizures before receiving injections of Depo-Provera. Other safety precautions include warnings of potential drug interactions and allergic reactions. It is also important to know that you should only use this medicine for the least amount of time necessary, as it can negatively affect the bones.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to receiving Depo-Provera® (medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injection) if you have:
 
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
 
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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