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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 - 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 ...

Estradiol - WAS ON VIVELLE DOT 0.05 MG/24HR and NOW ON EVOREL 50 MCG/24HR?

Posted 22 Mar 2016 by Cindyr22 0 answers

Hi. Was in Mexico and got Evorel 50MCG/24 hr estradiol patches. My RX is for Vivelle Dot 0.05 MG/24hrs. Asked the pharmacist if this is the same thing as the Vivelle Dot 0.05 patch and he said it is. I don't want to take a generic for the Vivelle and I want to make sure it is the same dosage ...

Vivelle caused my hair to fall out; about 25 per cent loss in one year. I switched back to?

Posted 2 Dec 2015 by ejg458 0 answers

... Premarin. Enough of this bioidentical madness

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

Posted 18 Mar 2015 by Boston gal 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 ...

Wt gain 37lbs on .5 vivelle dot?

Posted 23 Apr 2015 by el gato gordo 1 answer

I had partial hysterectomy still have ovaries 30 yrs ago way too much wt gain. any suggestions?

Anyone used vivelle patch 20 plus years after complete hysterectomy?

Posted 18 Apr 2014 by njkeegan 1 answer

My health insurance does not want to cover after age 65 and doctor has hesitation, however, everything I can find does not match my data. Only use Estraderm patch--not progesterin. Most studies it is not natural Estraderm used and is also .6 or more and often not on women with total ...

What are the differences, if any, between Vivelledot and Estradiol patch?

Posted 13 Sep 2011 by lindartsy 1 answer

I've had complete hysterectomy, 1983, have been on Vivelle for 20 years, when I try to get off of it I have emotional effects of severe crying and nervousness. Have had chronic pain and depression from said pain, on antidepressant, or namely Effexor since 1986. I'm 68 years old, diabetic, ...

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

Does Climara cause weight gain?

Posted 17 May 2012 by SharonAW 1 answer

I have suddenly gained alot of weight around my middle. This has happened since I started on Vivelle and am thinking of switching to Climara. Will this help?

I have been on estrogen replacement since my complete hystectomy in 1997. I am 67 years old. I fe?

Posted 16 Jan 2013 by doulos 1 answer

I feel great and each year my gyn Dr. recommends that I stay on the Vivelle Dot.o5 since my bone density is high, and my vaginal lubrication, my skin and hair and nails are excellent. I have annual mammograms all benign. Is it ok to keep using the patch. My GP says I should go off, my gyn says to ...

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?

About Vivelle Dot?

Posted 15 Jan 2013 by brigsby2 1 answer

What is the source of the estradiol in Vivelle Dot - is it plant based, animal based (and what animal), or human based? dont know about legality of anything "human based" but know there are plant sourced and animal sourced estrogens. Thanks.

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

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