Disadvantages and Advantages of Sayana Press.

Sayana Press is a hormonal injectible contraceptive that prevents pregnancy for 3 months. It is a progestin only birth control contraceptive used for family planning. The active ingredient in sayana press is Medroxyprogesterone acetate…104mg… A product of Pfizer.

In this article, I am going to tell you the benefits and side effects of sayana press which translates to its advantages (benefits) and disadvantages (side effects) of Sayana Press…

Advantages of Sayana Press

Effective in preventing pregnancy

Cheap and affordable

Readily available and accessible in pharmacy stores.

There is do-it-yourself (DIY) adminstration of Sayana Press..You don’t necessarily need to go to the hospital to get sayana shot compared to depo shot.

Sayana Press can be used for post-menopausal women for hormone replacement therapy.



Weight gain




Hair loss

Vaginal bleeding

Pain at the injection site



Breast tenderness

Delay in period

Takes time to get pregnant again after discontinuing use ….may be up to 2 years



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