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Depo-Provera® is a progestin-only birth control method that is an injection given by a healthcare provider every three months. The injection prevents pregnancy by stopping ovulation.

With consistent and correct use, less than one woman in 100 will become pregnant over the course of one year. 3 women in 100 who utilize Depo-Provera® will experience an accidental pregnancy in the first year with typical use.

Depo-Provera® does not protect against sexually transmitted infections. Use condoms to reduce the risk of STIs.

To find out if you are a candidate for Depo-Provera® you will need to make an appointment with a provider in Women's Health. Call University Health Services (UHS) at 512-471-4955 to make an appointment with a Women's Health provider. You will discuss with a nurse practitioner whether Depo-Provera® is the right method for you.

Other Hormonal Methods

Implant - Nexplanon®
The Pill - Progestin-only
The Patch - Ortho®
The Pill - Estrogen & Progestin
The Ring--NuvaRing®

Healthy Sexuality

Healthy Sexuality Topics
Classes and Workshops
Get Free or Low-Cost Condoms
Safer Sex Ambassadors
Contraception for College Students Video Series
Men's Sexual Health
Off-Campus STI / HIV testing locations
Sexually Transmitted Infections
UHS STI Testing
UHS Sexual Assault Forensic Exams
AlcoholEdu and SAPU
Women's Health

hours Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm by appointment Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm
by appointment
512) 471-4955 (512) 471-4955
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University Health Services is committed to providing high-quality care to patients of all ages, races, ethnicities, physical abilities or attributes, religions, sexual orientations, or gender identities/expression.


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