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Climara Side Effects
Trivora: Like many combination bc pills carries increased risk of serious cardiovascular events in smokers, including blood clots, heart attack, stroke. May also affect gallbladder & pancreas. Sle may worsen. More common se's are irregular menses, nausea/vomiting, breast tenderness, edema, weight changes, bloating, depression, glucose intolerance. Discuss with your ob/gyn. ...Read more
Lexapro (escitalopram) side effects: Common Lexapro (escitalopram) side effects may include: drowsiness, tired feeling; sleep problems (insomnia); mild nausea, gas, heartburn, upset stomach, constipation; weight changes; decreased sex drive, impotence, or difficulty having an orgasm; or increased sweating. Source: www.Drugs.Com best wishes. ...Read more
Varied: Life threatening: certain rashes (stevens-johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis), neutropenia (low white cells), multiple organ failure, hepatic failure, suicide, sudden death. Less severe: nausea, vomiting, dizziness, somnolence, visual change, headache, sore throat, runny nose, diarrhea, fever, fatigue - many others. You should be under close supervision by the prescriber. ...Read more
Similar to others: Methadone side effects are a matter of research for numerous scientists. If the dosage of the medicine is correct, then there are no risks of kidney, heart, liver, lungs or any type of failure. A number of common Methadone side effects include constipation, skin rash, water retention, dizziness, weakness, extreme sweating and flushing and in some circumstances erectile dysfunction. ...Read more
Fatigue, see below: Most side effects are rare, but of the ones that patients are more likely to experience with this med, fatigue/tiredness, diarrhea, and upset stomach are more common. It rarely, and i mean rarely, can cause symptoms similar to systemic lupus erythematosis (sle or lupus). This drug induced lupus is reversible when the med is stopped. I think Labetalol during pregnancy is a better option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lightheadedness when walking around in 16 year old? Iron levels are on the low side, but still normal. Recently started climara (estradiol) 50mg patch
Placement of climara (estradiol): Where it stays on best, usually around lower abdomen. ...Read more
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
Started Climara (estradiol) Pro patch a week ago and have been extremely tired. Is this normal and, if so, will it go away with time? Thank you!
No Drug Interactions: Phentermine is used to speed weight loss in overweight people Climara (estradiol) pro contains two female hormones: an estrogen and a progestin. It is used to reduce certain symptoms of menopause. There are no reported drug interactions and they can be taken safely together. Phentermine is sometimes used to fight the weight gain caused by Climara (estradiol) pro. Each has its own list of side effects. ...Read more
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?
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)
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
Been in Climara (estradiol) Pro patch for 10 days. Age 61. I am having migraine headaches and am very depressed and tired. Should I remove patch? Thank you.
Depressed : Please don't remove the patch till you see your doctor. Regarding your depression you should have your doctor refer you to a Psychologist. Your problem won't go away overnight but over time the Psychologist will help you improve your emotional problems. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Same as any alcohol: Less likely to cause hangover, but causes the same liver inflammation, scarring and damage as any other form of alcohol, as well as damage to esophagus, stomach, pancreas. Also can be toxic to the heart, the immune system, the bone marrow (which makes our blood components), impairing our ability to fight infections and our general immune system. PLUS, it causes many kinds of cancers. ...Read more