The Effect of Long Use of Depo Medroxy Progesterone Acetate (DMPA) on Menstrual Cycle Disorders
Destination:To find out the effect of the duration of using Depo Medroxy Progesterone Acetate (DMPA) on the Menstrual Cycle.
Method:This research is a type of analytical study of 102 patients who used DMPA for less than 1 year and more than 1 year and then analyzed the types of menstrual disorders experienced while using DMPA contraception at RSIA Masyita Makassar. The data was collected using the direct observation method at RSIA. Masyita was then compiled in a checklist that had been prepared.Data was processed using SPSS version 25.0.
Results :There was a significant effect between the duration of using Depo Medroxy Progesterone Acetate (DMPA) and the Menstrual Cycle (p=0.000).
Conclusion :The use of Depo Medroxy Progesterone Acetate (DMPA) for more than 1 year showed that acceptors experienced more menstrual disorders and hypermenorrhea compared to acceptors who only used it for less than 1 year.
These results show thatThe use of Depo Medroxy Progesterone Acetate (DMPA) for >1 year has shown many effects on Menstrual Disordersand can then be used by midwives in providing knowledge and counseling to patients who will use DMPA regarding the side effects and risks of using longer contraceptives.
Keywords:Duration of Use, Depo Medroxy Progesterone Acetate (DMPA), Menstrual Cycle
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