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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Climara (Overview)

Climara is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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What climara (estradiol) side effects?

What climara (estradiol) side effects?

Climara (estradiol) side effect: Climara is bio identical female hormone estradiol. Side effects can be none to many depending on dose and patient. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
12 doctors shared insights

Climara (Overview)

Climara is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Question for climara (estradiol) patch use---what do I do if peels off?

Question for climara (estradiol) patch use---what do I do if peels off?

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. ...Read more

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Does the hormone climara estradiol dransdermal system cause weight gain?

Does the hormone climara estradiol dransdermal system cause weight gain?

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 reports it can cause weight gain or weight loss in some individuals. ...Read more

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I have been using Climara (estradiol) 25 2mg patches and am concerned about the length of my periods as they have been quite long (I am currently on my 20th day) ?

I have been using Climara (estradiol) 25 2mg patches and am concerned about the length of my periods as they have been quite long (I am currently on my 20th day)
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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 not only for overgrowth of your uterine lining resulting in prolonged bleeding but of possible uterine cancer. Please make an appointment with your gynecologist right away for an examination and a discussion of your hormonal replacement therapy. ...Read more

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Daughters using climara (estradiol) 100mg patch cut in half , replaced every 7 days. After a day the patch is a bit frayed on the edges. Is it still doing its job?

Daughters using climara (estradiol) 100mg patch cut in half , replaced every 7 days. After a day the patch is a bit frayed on the edges. Is it still doing its job?

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 in a 0.05 dose as well. I recommend getting that patch instead of cutting the 0.1 patch. ...Read more

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What climara (estradiol) side effects?

Climara (estradiol) side effect: Climara is bio identical female hormone estradiol. Side effects can be none to many depending on dose and patient. ...Read more

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What is the medicine climara (estradiol) side effects?

Climara (estradiol) side effects: Climara is a bio identical estrogen called estradiol. Side effects are dose related and can be none to many. ...Read more

Estradiol Transdermal System (Definition)

The Estradiol transdermal system, is designed to release Estradiol continuously upon ...Read more