What is Vivelle-Dot (estradiol transdermal)?
Estradiol is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone the regulates many processes in the body.
Estradiol transdermal skin patches are used to treat certain symptoms of menopause such as dryness, burning, and itching of the vaginal area. Estradiol transdermal also reduces urgency or irritation of urination.
Estradiol skin patches are also used to treat ovarian disorders, infertility, and abnormal vaginal bleeding. Some estradiol skin patches are used to prevent postmenopausal osteoporosis. Transdermal skin patches release the drug slowly, and it is absorbed through your skin.
Basically Vivelle Dot will help treat the above problems.
How it'll help you depends on what you are trying to treat.
- Vivelle Information for Consumers
- Vivelle Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Vivelle (detailed)
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Should I remove the vivelle dot patch if I've started my period? And boy did I have severe cramps!!?
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