Depo Provera (shot)
Most birth control methods do not protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STI’s), nor is there any birth control that is 100% reliable in preventing pregnancy.
WHAT IS IT:
Injectable method of birth control. It is a long acting man-made hormone
DOES NOT PROTECT AGAINST SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE.
The FDA has issued a BLACK BOX WARNING regarding information on the loss of significant bone mineral density with the use of Depo Provera. Bone loss is greater with increasing duration of use and may not be completely reversible.
Feel free to call the Pregnancy Counseling Center to speak with someone from our medical staff who would be glad to inform you of side effects and answer your questions. 818.895.2500