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Medicine For Climara Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...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!
Placement of climara (estradiol): Where it stays on best, usually around lower abdomen. ...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
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
Lightheadedness when walking around in 16 year old? Iron levels are on the low side, but still normal. Recently started climara (estradiol) 50mg patch
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
Stop taking it: If it is an extreme necessity, and there are no alternatives, and you don't know whether this an allergic reaction or an adverse drug reaction (side effect), see an allergist/immunologist for evaluation and possible desensitization to the said drug for treatment if a particular disease episode, good luck ...Read more
Various Options: Daily steroid or antihistamines nasal sprays (fluticasone, azelastine) are helpful. Determining exactly what you could be sensitized to in order to practice appropriate avoidance measures is also important. If medications and avoidance are not effective or not feasible allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) could be an option as well. Other meds include Sudafed, Mucinex, (guaifenesin) Afrin, oral antihistamines ...Read more
Could be!: Without understanding the circumstances and the type of reaction, it is impossible to answer the question. If you started the new medicine, and experienced a reaction, it could be due to allergy to the medication. ...Read more
No cure yet, but...: Allergy shots (allergen immunotherapy) is currently the only treatment that is disease modifiying, meaning it can change how the body responds to exposure to allergens. It is "natural" and long lasting effects carry on after shots are stopped. It works for most, but not all people. Closest thing to a cure so far..... For more read my blog at: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2013/03/its-no. ...Read more