Relationship between Long Term Use of Depo Medroxy Progesterone Acetate (DPMA) with Menstrual Disoders in Cipendawa Puskesmas Cianjur 2016

  • Akademi Kebidanan Cianjur
  • Stikes Jenderal A. Yani Cimahi
Keywords: long term use of depo medroxy progesterone acetate (DMPA), menstruation disorders


One of the government's efforts in controlling the population is by implementing Family Planning Program for women. One of the contraceptive methods used by women is injectable contraception such as Depo Medroxy Progesterone Acetate (DMPA). Each injectable contraception has side effects, including menstrual disorders such as amenorrhoea, irregular bleeding, spotting and excessive bleeding during menstruation. This study aims to determine the relationship between the long term use of DMPA with menstrual disorders in injection contraceptive acceptor. The study used Cross Sectional design. The number of samples in this study were 86 respondents taken with simple random sampling technique. Data collection using checklists and interviews. The result showed that out of 86 respondents 61,6 % use DPMA more than 2 years, and 67,4% respondent have menstrual disorder. Statistical test results obtained p value = 0,000 (<0,01) OR 6,052 (CI 90%: 2,255 – 16,240) means that Ho is rejected, it can be concluded that there is a significant relationship between long term use of DMPA with menstrual disorders in Cipendawa Puskesmas Cianjur year 2016.