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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Placement of climara (estradiol): Where it stays on best, usually around lower abdomen.

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Climara (estradiol) side effect: Climara is bio identical female hormone estradiol. Side effects can be none to many depending on dose and patient.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Safety of climara (estradiol): Very safe when used as directed by your doctor.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Climara (estradiol) side effects: Climara is a bio identical estrogen called estradiol. Side effects are dose related and can be none to many.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Estradiol valerate: No but the doses are different.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Replace: Replace it with a new patch. Make sue you put it on after showering when the skin is totally dry, before applying any lotions.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Synthetic meds: 1st no such thing as free lunch ie there's always some potential risk or side effect. 2nd FDA only approves meds which they deem benefit greater than ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
0.05mg/day 13%edema: In higher dose of 0.05mgm it causes edema13% of time and that will show on the scale as weight gain but it is not real weight gain. Inpost marketing ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fielder
25 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same as any OCP: Headaches, nausea, breast tenderness are the most common and will typically resolve during the first pack. Dangerous signs are severe shortness of bre ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prevent egg release: Ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) and all birth control pills contain hormones that prevent ovulation (release of egg by your ovary). They als ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
If taken properly: But i never write for that one, i put my pts on lower dose pills which are safer and less cahnce wt gain , bloating, blood clots , I use 10-25 mcg est ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Can be, for pain: For treatment of pelvic pain surgery is helpful but many women get excellent results with medications. For fertility purposes surgical treatment or, ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: All birth control pills work by suppressing ovulation. They also affect the lining of the uterus and the stimulating effects of the hypothalamus.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Mirabile
32 years experience in Gynecology
Estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe: The fe is the addition of iron in the last seven days of the package of ethinyl Estradiol and norethindrone.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Neither: If u were my pt, i would put u on either loloestrin or b-yaz depending on your specific situation.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Birth control pill: Estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) is the brand name for a female combined oral contraceptive pill.
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A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Effectiveness of BCP: Any birth control pill that is fda approved has a failure rate of less than 2%. The failures are frequently due to forgetting to take the pills two d ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Quist
34 years experience in Gynecology
Unlikely: Lo-ovral is a low dose birth control pill that has been around for a long time. It is a progestin dominant pill and like all pills in that category ca ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Ethinyl estradiol&no: It is ethinyl Estradiol and norgestimate 28 tablets.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: Still works and tolerated well by many.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
NO: Ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a birth control pill which helps acne. Vitex is of no value ; is sold with false claims to take advanta ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone): has both norethindrone & ethinyl estradiol.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Both but: All of these hormones are produced by men and women. Estrone, Estradiol and Progesterone primarily female hormones. Androstenedione has androgenic (ma ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Climara (estradiol): I am concerned that you may be using estrogen without the use of progesterone with an intact uterus. If you are doing so this puts you at high risk n ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Not recommended: Cutting the patch in half ruins the integrity of the delivery system thereby affecting the absorption of the intended dose. Climara (estradiol) comes ... Read More
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