The In­jec­tion

CLEO (Malaysia) - - SMART REPORT -

Depo-Provera is an in­jectable con­tra­cep­tive ad­min­is­tered by your doc­tor once ev­ery three months. It con­tains pro­gesto­gen and pre­vents preg­nancy by halt­ing ovu­la­tion.

Many women find their pe­ri­ods get lighter af­ter a cou­ple of in­jec­tions.

May lead to weight gain and, un­like the im­plant, it can take a while for your fer­til­ity to re­turn af­ter stop­ping use.

PRO

CONS

Cost: Around RM61 per shot

anaes­thetic. It’s a cost-ef­fec­tive con­tra­cep­tion that re­leases the hor­mone pro­gesto­gen and lasts for three years.

You don’t have to worry about birth con­trol for three years. Three years!

PRO

Some women ex­pe­ri­ence ir­reg­u­lar pe­ri­ods while us­ing the im­plant.

CONS

Cost: Around RM107 to RM122

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