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My last Provera shot was due January 21st and I did nt get it...wanting to conceive now approximately how long does it take to ware off

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replied March 2nd, 2012
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Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

Usually after stopping the depot shot, periods and ovulation return within 6 month. Ovulation may be suppressed due to suppression of pituitary gland in the brain by depot shots. If you are ovulating (you can find this by testing through an ovulation prediction kit) then you can become pregnant. If you are not ovulating, then after 6 months and after appropriate tests, drugs like clomiphene or progesterone, as the need may be, will have to be started to stimulate the pituitary to release FSH and LH. Please discuss these possibilities with your gynecologist once. Hope this helps. Take care!

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