Depotrust- Can I Trust It?

This morning, I have finally decided to consult my Ob-Gyne for the appropriate birth control method to use. I was accompanied by my colleague who’s also consulting for the same reason. Since we are a nursing Mom, our Doctor gave us two options, pills and the injectable depo. Both of us opt for depo however, we need to have our regular menstruation first before we could have ourselves injected with depo. I am quite curious about this contraceptive so I googled it and here’s the result:

Depotrust is a progestin-only injectable contraceptive that gives 3 months of contraceptive protection. It contains medroxyprogesterone acetate, a derivative of progesterone, as the active ingredient. It contains a progestin that is similar to the natural hormone that a woman’s body produces. This hormone is released slowly into the bloodstream.
Depotrust stops ovulation, thins the lining of the uterus and thickens the cervical mucus. In combination, these actions prevent pregnancy.
Depotrust only works for about 3 months. The shot must be repeated every 3 months to prevent pregnancy. After stopping from using Depotrust, normal ovarian functions return after a short time.
 Depotrust can be safely used by breastfeeding mothers.

I do not know how my body would react on this but I will give it a try. Anyway, I still have the other option just in case I am not hiyang to it. How about you, have you tried this? Can you share how you felt about it?


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22 Responses to Depotrust- Can I Trust It?

  1. jen says:

    actually nd ako hiyang sa depo nagtry ako.pero ung menstration qo 2loy2,almost 1 month na,nakakairita minsan.

    • Gladz says:

      Buti nga sayo gurl one month lang, aku almost 3 months.. At injection ku nanaman tomorrow pero continuos pa rin ang bleeding ku,

  2. mherii says: currently using depo .. medyo ntataqt aqu kc bka mei bad effect saken . peru as off now, ok naman aqu ..

  3. Kim says:

    I just got my 1st shot today.. After reading all of the posts online now I got scared… hope i dont have super bad effects.. some says they ave suicidal ideas… depression and weakening of the bones.. is this true guys??

    • Gladz says:

      Yup sakin totoo yun, depressed depressan ka, super emotional, moody, about sa bones minsan napaicp aku jan kasi pag natulog aku na nakatagilid at nagising aku na ganun pa din position ku sobrang sakit iba sa pakiramdam ng nangawit, pati sa balakang ku masakit yun mga tuhod ku pakirmdam ku very weak sya, bigla nalang sumasakit, na akala ku dahil sa anesthesia kc cs aku, kaya ngayon ngmimilk aku, kasi dku iniinum yung calcium na nireseta sakin, para sure consult ka sa doctor girl,

  4. Gladz says:

    Hi, i had my first shot last august 30, first week i had no bleeding but girls… Mula nun 1 week na no bleeding hanggang ngayon meron pa rin aku, nakakairita hehe kasi ang hassle sa love making namin ni mister k may blood, as in dirediretso almost 3 months aku dinudugo, nag paultrasound aku kasi natakot aku but its normal naman, sabi ng OB ku manipis nalang yun linya sa matris ku at di na aku duduguin the next shot.. Ayoko na sana pero kailangan eh ayoko pa masundan son namin, kayo naencounter nyo na ba diretsong menstruation?

  5. May says:

    hi, just had my first shot for depotrust yesterday. I felt okay, but where the injection was done still feels sore today. It doesn’t have a minor side effect on me like what the box stated such as the (headache, nausea, etc.). It was okay, but then the part not to massage the injection area was the thing i missed reading. Would there be any effect?

  6. Lorie Virata says:

    I got my first shot today, too. This is the first contraceptive I’ve tried. My ob was kinda reluctant pa to administer it to me. Mas may diskusyon sila ng asawa ko about it because of the side effects she discussed but i insisted on it.

    I hope depotrust will work for me. For the older users, any feedbacks po?

  7. kcahj says:

    I’ve been using depo for almost 2years now. My last shot was oct 3,2012. So dapat january3,2013 ulit. But I had my shot ng january 16 na. Before jan16, may contact kami ng hubby ko. Now I’m scared na baka mabuntis ako. Possible kaya? Help naman po. Thanks

  8. Emily Roque says:

    Hi, ang experience ko naman po sa depotrust… ang 1st shot ko po ay last Jan 15,2013. Doctor instruct me na 3 mos. akong di magme mens. makaranas lng me dw ng spotting at if feel ko dw na medyo lumakas ito uminom lang ako ng tranexamic acid. Nag worry lang me now kc as per instructed hindi ganon ang expected ko. bec. nagspotting me ng Feb. 9, feb. 10 meduim, feb 11-13 heavy, Feb. 14 heavy with buong dugo, Feb 15 heavy with masakit na puson (3 days), up to now may emns pa rin ako. mahina na sya kasi iniinuman ko ng tranexamic. Gusto ko lng malama po kung ito po b ay normal pa rin b sa nararanasan kong bleeding at panaka-nakang pananakit ng puson. Hope doctor will read this msge. Tnx God bless you

  9. donita says:

    hi po,pa help naman p0 kung my pwd p0 b mabuntis kaht nag pa inject aq..plz p0

  10. jhelyn says:

    ang mens ko is march 25 until march 30 2013. dahil holiday di ako mkapginjection sa healthcenter.. nainjectionan ako dahil la nama ako contact on the march 25- 30 so injection done by april 1.. kung nagkaroon ako ng contact by aprill 11.. am i still safe? first time ko kasi magamit ang trust injectables e.. ilang araw ba dapat mkipag contact pa ininjectionan on the first day? pls reply po agad. thanks

  11. kayejoy says:

    Is it ok to have depotrust shot if your still single and hav
    ent have a pregnant stage?

  12. crybaybee1126 says:

    I’m a depotrust user for over 4 years now. I haven’t bled that long too. The only things that I can say is that, I’m having pimples every now and then (which is not a usual thing for me back when I was still not into using this contraceptive) and this also has affected my sex drive. But I still have an active sex life with my hubby though. *winks

  13. richelle says:

    hi i’m depotrust user for almost 2 years. I got 2 shots and my last is March 2012, pero hangang ngayon hndi pa rin ng normal yung menstrual ko at gusto ko na rin magkababy.. . At napansin ko from 48kls. eh naging 62kls. na ako ngaun yun ang side effect sakin…
    ano ba dapat ko gawin???

  14. cheng says:

    hi ask ko lng safe po ba sya gamitin sa breastfeeding mom? malaki narin nmn ung baby ko mag 3 years old n sya…wala bng side effect sa kanya un tnx…

  15. Margaret says:

    Hi po! Just gave birth to my second child this July 2017. Pero yun hubby ko kasi sobrang active talaga sa sex kaya I decided mag inject last month, September ng Depotrust. Napansin ko lang na masakit dede ko every now and then. Pinag cocondom ko nalang si hubby ko para sure. But last October 3 we had an unprotected sex, then sa loob nya pa tinapos. I am really worried since two days after nakaramdam agad ako ng pag duduwal until now. Kinakabahan ako mag pregnancy test. Jusq kapapanganak ko lang. Dami ko naman binasa sa online discussions wala pa ko nabasang nabuntis while in depotrust. What to do 🙁

    • jackie says:

      Kailangan mong maniguro. Mag-PT ka to avoid untowards incident. If buntis ka, accept it-otherwise you celebrate and be cautious. Try to install My Days apps from google play it really helps. God bless

  16. deina says:

    hi. kakainject lng sakin 3days ago safe nb ngaun? i already have 3 kids so wag nmn na sana masundan pa muna. thanks in advance

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