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Doctor insights on: Remifemin Warnings And Recalls

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Menopause relief from remifemin?

Menopause relief from remifemin?

Hot flashes yes: Studies indicate that the active ingredient in remifemin - black cohosh- can reduce hot flashes by up to 50%. Remifemin is actually one of the best studied commercially available black cohosh remedies. This herbal med is safe for women who want or need to avoid estrogen- such as women who have had an estrogen dependent cancer. ...Read more

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Would it be ok to take remifemin if im not quite going into menopause.?

Would it be ok to take remifemin if im not quite going into menopause.?

Yes: If you are suffering from hot flashes in particular, remifemin may reduce that burden. Many perimenopausal women seem to have hot flashes toward the end of the cycle- that is to say in the week or so leading up to the menses. Try it and see if it works for you. Acupuncture, chinese medicine and ayurveda also provide some wonderful remedies to ease that transition- good luck! ...Read more

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Would it be ok to take remifemin if im not going through menopause?

Would it be ok to take remifemin if im not going through menopause?

Why?: Black cohosh is the main ingredient. It has benefit in reducing menopausal sx. Unless you are in perimenopause, what would be the benefit. Certainly nutritional support through herbs may be of benefit, but what relief are you seeking! ...Read more

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Estroven or remifemin side effects?

Estroven or remifemin side effects?

See below: Estroven contains black cohash which has caused isolated cases of liver damage and failure. You need to talk to your doctor before starting this medicine. ...Read more

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How good are any of the over-the-counter post-menopause solutions like remifemin?

How good are any of the over-the-counter post-menopause solutions like remifemin?

Pretty good: Studies indicate that the active ingredient in remifemin - black cohosh- can reduce hot flashes by up to 50%. Remifemin is actually one of the best studied commercially available black cohosh remedies. This herbal med is safe for women who want or need to avoid estrogen- such as women who have had an estrogen dependent cancer. ...Read more

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Is remifemin tablet good for pcos?

Pcos and remifemin: Remifemin is a reliable, clinically-studied black cohosh extract can provide natural relief from hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings etc of menopause and peri menopause. It allows you to have a strong alternative to hormone replacement therapy (hrt) for the treatment of menopausal symptoms. Not most doctors like it. I doubt that it will help with pcos. Please get advise from your obgyn. Thanks. ...Read more

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Pre-menopausal at 45yrs, now 56yrs, on natural Remifemin for symtoms approx 3mths. HRT caused bleeding, how long will this last??.

Pre-menopausal at 45yrs, now 56yrs, on natural Remifemin for symtoms approx 3mths. HRT caused bleeding, how long will this last??.

See a Specialist: Hormone therapy may cause bleeding. However, you will need to try different combinations by trial and error and find what suits you the best without giving you any bleeding. Symptoms of menopause last approximately 2 years. However, everyone is different. Some women take a longer time. Try adding relaxation techniques like meditation to your life. Remifemin is Ok as long as it works for you. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed pre-menopausal at 45yr, am now 56yrs, taking natural Remifemin for symtoms, how long does menopause last??. Was on HRT but made me bleed

Was diagnosed pre-menopausal at 45yr, am now 56yrs, taking natural Remifemin for symtoms, how long does menopause last??. Was on HRT but made me bleed

Rest of your life: Menopause will last the rest of your life. The SYMPTOMS of menopause tend to decrease over time and varies for each person. ...Read more