How to use:
Injection (shot) of progestin.
When to use:
Clinician gives the hormone injection every three months. Be sure to have enough calcium in your diet.
• Each shot works for three months.
• Does not interrupt sex.
• May decrease menstrual bleeding and cramping.
• No protection against STDs and HIV/AIDS.
• Symptoms may include irregular periods, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, breast tenderness, weight gain or mood changes.
3 out of 100 women get pregnant when using this method properly.