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User Reviews for Duavee to treat Hot Flashes

Duavee has an average rating of 7.6 out of 10 from a total of 13 ratings for the treatment of Hot Flashes. 62% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 15% reported a negative effect.

Duavee Rating Summary

7.6/10 average rating

13 ratings from 14 user reviews.

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Reviews for Duavee

New York Nana · Taken for 6 months to 1 year September 24, 2015

“Nothing else I tried for over a year had worked. I hadn't slept for more than a few hours at a time, which was exacerbating moodiness and memory problems. Three weeks after starting Duavee the hot flashes were completely gone and I was sleeping again! Just to be sure the change was the medication, I tried taking a half dose... And the hot flashes stared up again. Taking the full dose now for 8 months and feel great!”

10 / 10
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Quincy Girl · Taken for 1 to 6 months August 18, 2016

“Fantastic! No bloating or weight gain!! Yippee!!! Hot flashes are gone, helped the first week, would have a few here and their but they were mild and by the second month- they are totally gone and sleeping so much better- the feeling of anxiety is gone- life grand again! Immmmmm soooo happy!”

10 / 10
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Hot flash queen · Taken for 1 to 2 years April 22, 2016

“I tried everything. Nothing would work. My doctor recommended Duavee and in 30 days the hot flashes were gone. I averaged 2 hours of interrupted sleep a night. Now sleeping 5-6. Would highly recommend this medication”

10 / 10
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Tres · Taken for 1 to 6 months June 25, 2019

“This helped tremendously with the hot flashes & it kicked in immediately. However, after 4 weeks on this my ankles are now cankles & I'm holding water all over which in turn is causing a ton of joint pain. I was always fairly athletic & edema was never an issue for me until I began taking Duavee. I'm going to see if the doctor can do anything to counter this swelling. If not, I'll have to go off of them because this is like 3rd trimester pregnancy swelling which I just can't handle. Has me sore & achey all over & I'm blown up like a balloon.”

5 / 10
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Becky from Greenacres, FL · Taken for 1 to 6 months May 30, 2016

“I was having hot flashes at least twice per hour and afer two weeks they were gone. I rarely get one now. I also wasn't sleeping at all, now I sleep like a rock through the night, I was also extremely moody, crying at the drop of a hat, that has decreased by at least 50% now. I've been on Duavee now for about three months. I feel so much better!”

10 / 10
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MDBoyd January 22, 2018

“After two doses the horrible hot flashes I was having have gone. I have only been on the duavee for 1 month, but I feel it has changed my life for the better, I am no longer depressed and hate to go places afraid I will have a hot flash and melt down, hair and all. To me its been wonderful so far.”

9 / 10
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Ali · Taken for 1 to 2 years September 11, 2018

“I love Duavee and have been taking it for about 2 years now. I'm currently 51. I had hot flashes so bad; not just at night but during the day, also. It was life affecting, so I decided to try the Duavee. Took a couple of weeks for it to start working. It also helped with vaginal dryness. My husband said it also helped with my mood, although I don't know if I noticed that too much :) I'm currently weaning myself off, to see if I don't need it any longer. We shall see!”

10 / 10
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Dainy184251474aol.com · Taken for 6 months to 1 year November 12, 2016

“While duavee took away my hot flashes after one month-I continued on it for one year and I started having PAINS in my upper right side. Behind my right ribs, just by the Breast area. It continued for a few weeks before I called my doctor and she took me off the duavee I am now on bio identical estrogen gel and progesterone. I have been off of duavee exactly one month today. My pain is GONE. And a bonus is my blood sugars have dropped over 20 pts i have not changed anything other than going off of the duavee my new meds are working great after 3weeks !! No more hot flashes. (I did get them for 3-4 weeks until the new meds took effect.”

7 / 10
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Daizy · Taken for 2 to 5 years August 26, 2020

“Been on duavee for 4 years, mainly for hot flashes and mood swings. The hot flashes have gone away , mood swings have lessened. I have developed horrible neck cracking and pain since I started? I’m having a hard time getting my prescription filled because of back order issues. I’m going to gradually go off and see if my hot flashes return and maybe the neck pain will subside? Hopefully no more mood swings!! Over all duavee helped with my symptoms .”

6 / 10
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Eatfermented · Taken for 1 to 6 months December 21, 2019

“I'm 55, perimenopausal and my biggest complaint has been hot flashes. I've been on Duavive (Canada) for 6 weeks and I've been feeling so much better in so many ways, BUT I will likely have to go off it because I've had a terrible flair up of IBS. I don't blame Duavive in particular, I blame sex hormone supplementation in general as this happened 2 years ago while taking progesterone capsules and estrogen face cream (both bioidentical from a compounding pharmacy). I took a one year break from HRT, but my hot flashes and aching joints forced me to try again. I just wanted to mention this as some women develop IBS as it can be a symptom of peri and post menopause and taking hormones, for some, makes it worse.”

9 / 10
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Seh18 September 9, 2020

“I’m 56 yrs old and active. The hot flashes were unbearable and I felt dizzy and light headed all the time. I just didn’t feel like myself at all. It was depressing. Once given and taking Duavee it worked and the hot flashes and dizziness and other symptoms improved. On it now for 3 years and it was a wonder pill for me. There were no side effects like weight gain or body aches as many have mentioned.”

10 / 10
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Hot but not in a good way · Taken for 1 to 6 months November 4, 2017

“I have been suffering with ultra severe hot flashes for the past four years on a round-the-clock basis. In 2014 I tried the Combipatch which helped at first but then it came back with a vengeance. Finally when I couldn’t handle the heat any more I tried Duavee. It took a little while but eventually did do its job at least for the first 20 weeks or so. The heat thankfully stopped but in its place was swelling, high blood pressure, and muscle cramping. The deal breaker came when I had an excruciating MIGRAINE which up until now I’ve never had in my lifetime. I stopped taking Duavee. I coasted on the benefits for a while until the heat worked its way back in to my life. Weight gain, eyes hurt, swelling ”

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Dallas Duchess · Taken for 5 to 10 years January 2, 2020

“After early menopause (around age 43) my OBGYN prescribed Duavee...at age 49 I was diagnosed with stage 2 invasive hormone positive breast cancer. Breast cancer is the number three “side effect” of this medication. Very few hot flashes after my body adjusted to being off the medication (had to go off cold turkey as soon as I was diagnosed). I’d say in my case if much rather deal with hot flashes than breast cancer”

1 / 10
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SR · Taken for less than 1 month September 22, 2019

“Experienced severe upper abdominal pain, nausea and migraine headaches after 7 days, discontinued, very disappointed”

2 / 10
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