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How long until the depo shot is completely out of your system.

I started taking the shot in jan so i would not get pregnant , my hubby got a vas for me so i don't have to get fixed, so the last month i toook the depo shot was july its now nov and i still have not had a period. So i was wondering b/c i know one of the side effects is loosing your period, i was wondering for any one who had the shot how long until you get your period back and how long until it is out of your system.

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kymberleesmom

Asked by kymberleesmom at 2:41 PM on Nov. 18, 2010 in Health

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  • It's different for everyone. You might not have a normal period for a few months or even a year. It just takes time for your body to adjust.
    EverydayMomma

    Answer by EverydayMomma at 2:43 PM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • When I went off of it, I started immediately on the pill, so I got regular pretty quick.
    EverydayMomma

    Answer by EverydayMomma at 2:44 PM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • How long it takes to get out of our system.. no one knows for sure but it can take up to 18 months.. I never lost my period with it, it was just very very light.. Took about a year to get everything back to normal..
    midnightmoma

    Answer by midnightmoma at 2:45 PM on Nov. 18, 2010

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