I have been using vivelle dot 0.75mg for about 9 years, is that dangerous?

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16 Aug 2009

It would be best for you to talk to your doctor.

While there are some benefits of estrogen therapy, there are also certainly some risks.

From the prescribing information at http://www.vivelledot.com/Files/PDF/PrescribingInformation.pdf
"... Long-term, continuous administration of estrogen, with and without progestin, in
women with and without a uterus, has shown an increased risk of endometrial cancer, breast cancer, and ovarian cancer... "

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