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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
10 doctors shared insights

Estraderm (Overview)

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


Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
10 doctors shared insights

Estraderm (Overview)

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


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Is it safe to use estraderm (estradiol) for more than 16 years?

Is it safe to use estraderm (estradiol) for more than 16 years?

Yes: Womens health specialists often supervise the use of estrogen supplements for many years. You should be reevaluated at least annually. ...Read more

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Is estraderm (estradiol) effective birth control?

Is estraderm (estradiol) effective birth control?

Estraderm (estradiol): No. Estraderm (estradiol) is not effective as a birth control. It is not a high enough dose of estrogen to suppress ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use estraderm (estradiol) for more than 16 years?

Yes: Womens health specialists often supervise the use of estrogen supplements for many years. You should be reevaluated at least annually. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use estraderm (estradiol) if the patient is still 43 years old ?

Is it safe to use estraderm (estradiol) if the patient is still 43 years old ?

Estraderm (estradiol): Some side effects of Estrogens (such as estraderm) are rare, but are serious enough to mention. These side effects include: breast cancer, ovarian cancer, or uterine cancer, heart attacks, blood clotsstrokes, gallbladder disease, dementia, allergic reactions. ...Read more

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Is estraderm (estradiol) a birth control?

Is estraderm (estradiol) a birth control?

No: Estraderm (estradiol) is a estrogen replacement patch therapy for menopausal women or those who have had their ovaries removed surgically. It is applied to the skin for therapeutic administration of the synthetic hormone. ...Read more

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Is estraderm (estradiol) effective birth control?

Estraderm (estradiol): No. Estraderm (estradiol) is not effective as a birth control. It is not a high enough dose of estrogen to suppress ovulation. ...Read more

Estradiol Transdermal System (Definition)

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