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Vivelle Dot Medication
Yes: Generic versions of medications are usually fine, but they are not identical. The fda allows for a modest degree of difference in "bioequivalence". Essentially, a generic medication is allowed to be sold if it is between 80% - 125% of the brand name medication. Most generic medications are fine for most people, but there is always some percentage of patients for whom they are different. ...Read more
What is the regimen for using prometrium (micronized progesterone) with vivelle dot in as a cyclical ?
Could estradiol, progesterone oil shot or vivelle dot give false positive 7 days after frozen embryo transfer?
I just started taking vivelle dot for post menopausal symptoms and started having severe nausea, cramping and diarrhea . I'm on the lowest dose possible. Could the patch be causing these symptoms? I was on the patch for a few days before I started get
Yes, mostly: Estrogen replacement therapy can cause nausea, bloating, cramping, irregular spotting and breast tenderness upon initiation of this medication. Diarrhea is not a symptom related to estrogen replacement therapy. If the diarrhea continues, you need to be evaluated for the diarrhea. ...Read more
In 2007 I had a full hysterectomy. Since then I have had insomnia. I was prescribed the vivelle dot and ambien. I am using Obamacare for health insurance. The ONLY gynecologist I can go to is PLANNED PARENTHOOD, who can not prescribe either of these medic
11 days bright red blood and clots medium flow. Dr prescribed Premarin (conjugated estrogens) for 7 days. I am currently using vivelle dot patch. Normal treatment?
Yes: If still symptomatic without them, continueGet a more detailed answer ›
Sure: If sufficient to relieve sx's u can cut the dot, put the other 1/2 to the side and use later. Good luck. ...Read more
Not sure: The small aptch has same medication, easy to use and not visible. ...Read more
I've just upped my strength on my vivelle (estradiol) dot patch. How long will it take to get the full effect?
Typical estrogen S.E: If you read the package insert most drug companies list a large number of possible side effects. The most likely side effects can be related to the patch material itself including skin irritation, but other systemic effects include headache, nausea, mild increased risk of blood clot just to name a few. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Estrogen patch: Yes, similar topical estrogens.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hormones & Headache: Migraine patients seem to suseptable to fluctuations in estrogen, especialy with a dramatic drop. If your hormone replacement or bc is a higher dose, then there will be a more dramatic drop on the "off" days. This often leads to headaches. Talk to your gynocologist about using a more steady dose of estrogen hormone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Occasionally: I suggest patients to change teh site of patch to avoid sensitivity of skin. ...Read more