(see also Questions and Answers)

Monthly injectables:

  • Can stop monthly bleeding, but this is not harmful. It is similar to not having monthly bleeding during pregnancy. Blood is not building up inside the woman.
  • Do not make women infertile.
  • Do not cause early menopause.
  • Do not cause birth defects or multiple births.
  • Do not cause itching.
  • Do not change women’s sexual behavior.