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Posted 8 Jun 2016 by SallyFrog • 0 answers
I started the lowest dose of Estradiol because I was having hot flashes and a few other small perimenopausal symptoms. I have been on the drug for about three months. I am not sure but I am thinking my new symptoms of weight gain, feet swelling and my hands hurting and my knees hurting (just like ...
Posted 18 Mar 2016 by fifeolife • 1 answer
Hello: I'm taking prometrium manufactured by Akorn(I've been reading that this may make a difference) for perimenopause symptoms like body aches, breast tenderness, long periods and feel pretty good taking it as I sleep better, less body aches and mood seems to be better. However, after ...
Posted 13 Mar 2016 by Barabie • 0 answers
I am peri-menopausal and was bleeding heavily every day for over a month. My NP suggested taking 800mg Ibuprofen 3 times daily for 5 days and the bleeding slowed significantly (this is because Ibuprofen affects prostaglandins, separately from its effects on pain and inflammation). As soon as I ...
Posted 27 Apr 2015 by Dpbroccardi • 4 answers
I have been taking Effexor now for two months. I have just increased to 150 mg a day. This drug is amazing! I started on it for perimenopausal symptoms like insomnia and Mood swings. I feel great now! I hardly ever cry now, and sleep pretty well. (Took about a month for that to get better). My main ...
Posted 9 Apr 2015 by SweetLuck • 2 answers
Does anyone know if 100mg of Prometrium taken daily can help PMDD? I was taking it just the 2nd half of my cycle but every month when i quit taking it I get very depressed I'm assuming from the progesterone withdrawal. My doctor said I can take it all month and I'm wondering if anyone has ...
Posted 29 Apr 2014 by stefanis • 1 answer
... extremely concerned about weight gain and increased irritability. Is anyone taking this drug for perimenopause?
Posted 17 Apr 2014 by tinvic • 1 answer
I have an itchy, hive-like rash at the back of my head/neck area which I think is caused by this tablet.
Posted 12 Apr 2010 by m.s.hotty • 4 answers
I am on day 8 of Loestrin fe(I began a week after my last period) and so far I've gotten mad hot flashes!. I am going on 49 years old in a month. I have multiple sclerosis and have noticed my symptoms worsen when my hormone levels drop. Is anyone taking this pill for perimenopausal symptoms? ...
Posted 22 Jun 2013 by mlg62 • 2 answers
I am a 51 year old woman who has suffered with heavy, heavy bleeding due to fibroids. My choice was not to have a hysterectomy just didn't want surgery, and then entering into menopause wanted nature to take its course. Prescribed Otho took for several months no help. 2 shots over a two month ...
Posted 31 Jul 2011 by ckckck • 2 answers
Now takiing: Biest/Progesterone (BiPr) 25mg, 1 tablet, 2x/day, for night sweats & hot flashes. Dr.was saying too little progesterone in my system and too much estrogen. I was previously taking Effexor, .375mg, for several months but stopped taking last week (also for Sweats)... and began BiPr. ...
Posted 21 May 2013 by iamarlosmom • 3 answers
clonidine and i noticed one of the first things listed in the warning section is that it cause rapid weight gain. please tell me you have any experience with that, does it occur often etc. thank you so much! Ryan Greschler
Posted 23 Sep 2012 by D LeFebvre • 1 answer
I have stopped taking estradiol after 4 months because of tender breasts. I have starting bleeding after 4 days. Is ths normal? I have started using 1/4 tsp of Pro-G-Yam-500 about 3 weeks ago for hot flashes. Could this cause the period?
Posted 27 Sep 2010 by curious100 • 2 answers
My dr just suggested that I try Mirena to control heavy perimenopause bleeding. I have been taking prometrium for the past two months and it seems to work, but I am trying to find a better alternative since I worry about taking hormone (prometrium is a progestin). I am interested in hearing ...
Posted 13 Feb 2012 by linje • 2 answers
Been perimenopausal for few yrs now but this only ocurred last couple of months I do suffer agoraphobia/social phobia to which has got worse recently. does anyone else have these problems?
Posted 20 Oct 2011 by elizabeth.beck • 1 answer
i am not eating more, i exercise alot, but can't control this and im getting depressed about it. has anyone experienced this with these HRT's?