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Has anyone else had a negative reaction to estrogen therapy?

Posted 31 Mar 2010 by Vicki70 6 answers

A year and a half ago, due to dermoid cysts and endometriosis, I had a total hysterectomy at 37 years old. Since I was younger, and now without my ovaries, my doctor put my on estrogen. I tried pills, sprays, gels, patches, and an internal 'ring' similar to a diaphram. I had negative ...

Can I stop taking progesterone and estrogen cold turkey?

Posted 16 Feb 2013 by 1010hormones 1 answer

I am 52 and I take 200 MG of progesterone 10 days per month and 0.075 mg of VIVELLE dot twice week. I was taking half the dose. I am dizzy and I am slightly nauseated. My vision also seems to be slightly blurred.

Vivelle-Dot - Hi I have been on 2mg estrodial tablet for 1 month - is vivelle dot less side effects?

Posted 27 Dec 2015 by Wendyb01 3 answers

Been on estrodial 2mg 1 mth- post menopausal At 49- have Myrena progesterone iud for other issues. side effects estrodial gained 4kg, increased my depression and anxiety, head congestion, back feet and joint pain plus more- though sweats and flashes and dry v better. But side effects too bad. Does ...

Vivelle-Dot - How long does the this stay in your system?

Posted 14 Apr 2012 by Janet SV 1 answer

Started the patch on Monday( dose0.375) changed on Thurs.. On friday had to remove patch. Too shaky, heart beating fast, extremely thirsty, little appettite. Hard time sleeping . Today, Saturday the worst. Have also been prescribed VenlafaxineER 37.5( effexor). Taken one capsule yesterday and one ...

Can you stop using Vivelle-Dot at any time?

Posted 7 Jan 2010 by hatcher 1 answer

Vivelle-Dot - Anyone know if the excessive hair loss I have experienced by using either/or Vivelle?

Posted 18 Feb 2011 by BritBabe 1 answer

... or Climara is temporary or permanent? I was on Vivelle for 3 months then changed to Climara and came off after 6 weeks, as both caused rashes at site - and could be the culprit(s) in this awful hair loss.

Vivelle-Dot - I have been wearing vivelle 0.1 patch for 2 weeks after using Estraderm Patch 0.1 for?

Posted 6 Jan 2012 by Shirley54 2 answers

... many years. I have had no problem with either, but wanted to know if I can wear the Vivelle 0.1 patch on my upper buttox (hip area) where I have been wearing the Estraderm Patch for all those previous years

Taking vivelle dot having horrible anxiety doctor says not related to meds can someone help?

Posted 9 Jun 2013 by audehy 2 answers

Been on this for 4 months with an increase from 0.05 to 0.075 anxiety getting worse

Vivelle-Dot - how long does it take to stop the sweats?

Posted 29 Mar 2012 by 6kris6 1 answer

I went off Vivelle Dot 0.1 in Nov.2011, because I lost my job. The sweats were and are still horrible! I just got a new prescription of the same thing and have had it on for 2 days. When will the sweats stop? Oh yea, I was on them to begin with due to total hysterectomy.

Decided to stop using vivelle-dot 0.0375 to access if I need this anymore

Posted 2 Oct 2012 by Who am I 1 answer

Had complete hysterectomy in 2008 and started on vivelle-dot 0.1. After two years I told my Dr. I wanted to reduce the dose and now I am on .0375 since March this year. I am very emotional and do not know if I can just start taking it again after 2 weeks? Do I need to see a Dr first?

Been using Vivelle Dot patch since about July. Have a rash about 1 1/2 - 2" in diameter, on the bac?

Posted 25 Oct 2012 by roxygirl25 1 answer

... of my left, upper thigh. Red and bumpy and can be very itchy. And, now, just noticed 3 more bumps that started itching on the back of my right upper thigh. Can the patch be causing this? Thanks

Vivelle-Dot - Has anyone experienced hair loss/ thinning?

Posted 2 Dec 2017 by Dihane 1 answer

I have been on the patch for like 10yrs. now... completely took away my terrible 24/7 sweating episodes! But after being on it for that long... I've thinned & lost ALOT of hair!! And I'm doing 1/2 patch every 4th day! I do not want to quit the patch but..Im really afraid I'm ...

Vivelle-Dot - Started Vivelle dot 5-6 weeks ago. Age 51, partial hysterectomy at 43. Started with?

Posted 12 Oct 2010 by LuvizBlind 1 answer

... .05. After 2nd week it seemed like the day/night before I would change the patch, symptoms returned. After contacting GYN and discussed, was placed on .1 patches. This is the beginning of my 4th week. Yesterday I had a few mild hot flashes, but last night had some really bad ones, woke up from ...

Does vivelle dot help with anxiety in menopause?

Posted 23 May 2011 by anxious2 1 answer

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