Depo injection

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Q: I had the contraceptive injection about 5 weeks ago and i have had excessive bleeing for 3 weeks now, very heavy!!!! (ive been wearing a super plus tampon and a night time sanitary towel and i hav to change both every hour) very painfull!!!! nothing seems to be helpinng with the pain, even co-codemal doesnt help, i went to my doctors and he precribed utovlan to stop th bleeding and i have been taking this for a week now (1 5mg tablet 3 times a day) and it hasnt helped at all, in fact its just getting heavier. what can i do now? please help, i cant do this anymore, it hurts, im crying all the time and its so bad ive had to have time off work.

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