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Dr. Al Hegab
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Climara (Overview)

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


Dr. Al Hegab
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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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

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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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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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Which synthetic estrogen is safest, Estradiol Valerate, Mestranol, or Ethinyl Estradiol?

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Which synthetic estrogen is safest, Estradiol Valerate, Mestranol, or Ethinyl Estradiol?

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 risk (tho obviously not w/o disagreement & controversy). 3rd no studies demonstrate benefit of any oral estrogen over another tho some studies suggest topical safe than oral. 4th Natural isn't safe than synthetic ie tobacco is natural but isn't safe! ...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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Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) side effects?

Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) side effects?

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 breath, one sided leg swelling, or chest pain. However this is very rare. ...Read more

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How ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) pills works?

How ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) pills works?

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 also cause the mucous in your cervix (the opening to uterus or womb) thicker which make it hard for sperm to enter. It thins the lining of the uterus which makes it an unpleasant environment for a fertilized egg. ...Read more

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Is desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control effective?

Is desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control effective?

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 estrogen in teh pills i write. ...Read more

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Is desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) effective for endometriosis?

Is desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) effective for endometriosis?

Yes: Progesterone can help with the symptoms of endometriosis whether with estrogen like in the oral contraceptives or by itself like in depo-provera. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

Please describe the medication: estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

Birth control pill: Estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) in a combination oral contraceptive pill that contains Norethindrone as the Progesterone component and ethinyl Estradiol as the estrogen. It gets its name because the estrogen dose steps up from 20 micrograms the first week to 30 micrograms the second to 35 micrograms the third week. The last 7 pills contain iron to help offset menstrual blood loss. ...Read more

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How affective is levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED contraceptive pill?

How affective is levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED contraceptive pill?

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 days or longer in the cycle. ...Read more

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Lo ovral, (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) side effects vs other pills?

Lo ovral, (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) side effects vs other pills?

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 can be associated with some fluid retention, increased appetite and hair changes and lowers the good cholesterol. For the most part, it has been a well tolerated birth control pill choice. ...Read more

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How safe is climara (estradiol) transdermal?

Safety of climara (estradiol): Very safe when used as directed by your doctor. ...Read more

Estradiol Transdermal System (Definition)

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