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Medications for Postmenopausal Symptoms

Drugs associated with Postmenopausal Symptoms

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Postmenopausal Symptoms: Postmenopausal Symptoms are symptoms women experience relating to post menopause – the time after she passes menopause.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Premarin Rx X N 14 reviews
8.0

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
estradiol Rx X N 99 reviews
7.0

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Brand names:  Climara, Estrace, Vivelle-Dot, Vivelle, Estradiol Patch, Minivelle, Estrogel, Divigel, Alora, Evamist, Depo-Estradiol, Elestrin, Estraderm, Femring, Delestrogen, Estrasorb, Femtrace, Menostar, Oesclim

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Activella Rx X N X 5 reviews
8.0

Generic name: estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Climara Rx X N 6 reviews
7.0

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Estrace Rx X N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Prempro Rx X N 7 reviews
8.0

Generic name: conjugated estrogens / medroxyprogesterone systemic

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Vivelle-Dot Rx X N 13 reviews
7.0

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Cenestin Rx X N 3 reviews
10

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Vivelle Rx X N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Estradiol Patch Rx X N 6 reviews
5.0

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Premarin Vaginal Rx X N 1 review
6.0

Generic name: conjugated estrogens topical

Drug class: estrogens, miscellaneous vaginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
conjugated estrogens Rx X N 19 reviews
8.0

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Brand names:  Premarin, Cenestin, Enjuvia, Premarin Intravenous

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Minivelle Rx X N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
CombiPatch Rx X N X 7 reviews
8.0

Generic name: estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
estradiol / norethindrone Rx X N X 15 reviews
7.0

Generic name: estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Brand names:  Activella, CombiPatch, Mimvey, Ena, Lopreeza

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Estrogel Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Estratest Rx X 3 Add review Add

Generic name: esterified estrogens / methyltestosterone systemic

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
femhrt Rx X N X 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Divigel Rx X N 4 reviews
7.0

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Enjuvia Rx X N 2 reviews
4.0

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
gabapentin Off Label Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: gabapentin systemic

Drug class: gamma-aminobutyric acid analogs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Angeliq Rx X N 15 reviews
8.0

Generic name: drospirenone / estradiol systemic

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
estropipate Rx X N 3 reviews
10

Generic name: estropipate systemic

Brand names:  Ogen 1.25, Ogen, Ogen 0.625, Ogen 2.5

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone Rx X N X 6 reviews
7.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Brand names:  femhrt, Loestrin 24 Fe, Loestrin 1 / 20, Gildess Fe 1 / 20, Jinteli, Microgestin Fe 1 / 20, Microgestin 1 / 20, Necon 1 / 35, Ortho-Novum 1 / 35, Alyacen 1 / 35, Alyacen 7 / 7 / 7, Briellyn, Estrostep Fe, Femcon Fe, Gildagia, Gildess Fe 1.5 / 30, Jevantique, Jevantique Lo, Junel 1.5 / 30, Junel 1 / 20, Leena, Loestrin 21 1.5 / 30, Loestrin Fe 1 / 20, Microgestin 1.5 / 30, Modicon, Necon 7 / 7 / 7, Nortrel 1 / 35, Nortrel 7 / 7 / 7, Ortho-Novum 7 / 7 / 7, Ovcon 35, Tilia Fe, Tri-Legest, Tri-Legest Fe, Tri-Norinyl, Wera, Wymzya Fe, Zenchent Fe, Zeosa

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Loestrin 24 Fe Rx X N X Add review
8.0

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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Topics under Postmenopausal Symptoms

Alternative treatments for Postmenopausal Symptoms

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Postmenopausal Symptoms. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Postmenopausal Symptoms.

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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