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Weight gain and estradiol patch- Minivelle?

Posted 11 May 2013 30 answers

Does anyone have experience with weight gain while using Minivelle patch ? I use .0375 dosage.

When does this Minivelle patch start to work?

Posted 22 Mar 2013 3 answers

... Hi - I started the minivelle patch about a week ago for hot flashes and insomnia. So far, the hot flashes are getting worse. I have had absolutely no relief. I am 47 years old and still getting my period, but it is very irregular. When does this patch start to work??

Estradiol Patch - Anyone experience joint pain and swelling with Minivelle?

Posted 12 Aug 2013 1 answer

... I am on day 5 & have severe knee pain & swelling in both knees. Removed patch today.

Anyone else experience an estrogen and Psoriatic Arthritis link?

Posted 1 Dec 2013 2 answers

In Aug 2013 new gyne gave me a sample of Minivelle (Estrogen) for severe, debilitating hot flashes. Three days later my knees were hurting and crunching when I walked. They began to swell. I now have Psoriatic Arthritis. I can not walk without a cane. When I wake up it is horrible-my fingers are ...

Estradiol Patch - Is Evorel 50 equivalent to Minivelle .05?

Posted 11 Mar 2014 1 answer

My prescription in US is Estradiol 0.05 with one patch 2 times a week. The only thing I can get in Mexico is Estradiol 3.2 mg patches. Brand name in US is Minivelle and brand name in Mexico is Evorel 50. I don't know whether or not to go ahead and use the Evorel as it seems to be a much bigger ...

Does the minivelle patch come in the 0.025 dosage? I don't see it listed anywhere. Thank you?

Posted 18 Mar 2015 1 answer

I am currently using the vivelle dot 0.025 but my insurance company will no longer cover it due to my age (71). My Dr. wants to put me on the minivelle. I have been on the vivelle patch for at least 15 years, and want to continue since it is working wonderfully for me, but have read MANY negative ...

How long does it take to notice the effects of Minivelle?

Posted 17 Apr 2015 1 answer

I was recently switched from Elestrin (which I loved but insurance isn't covering much of it) to Minivelle 0.05. Three days into it I'm having hot flashes, night sweats, and mood swings again. I don't know whether to give up and go back to the Elestrin or give the Minivelle more time ...

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