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Estradiol

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Other Names: Estrace   Vivelle Dot   Climara   Vivelle   Vagifem

Vivelle Dot

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/ 19,215 posts
Other Names: Climara   Estradiol   Vivelle   Estrace   Vagifem
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 82,492 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 19,215 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Estradiol (E2 or 17 -estradiol, also oestradiol) is a sex hormone. Estradiol is abbreviated E2 as it has 2 hydroxyl groups in its molecular structure. Estrone has 1 (E1) and estriol has 3 (E3). Estradiol is about 10 times as potent as estrone and a... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Cristian david
December 28, 2013
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By arty 1
October 20, 2013
arty 1 wrote
minivelle is not sticking!
I was in vivelle patch and LOVED it. No night sweats etc. switched to minivelle and suddenly I'm constantly having sweats day and night. I tried the switch one other time and left the minivelle for the Vivelle and though the minivelle is less expensive I'm returning for the final time to the Vivelle which works much better at controlling your hormones and sweats.
May 30, 2014
I do not like the minivelle patch. It does stick to underwear and/or curls up rendering it unusable. I also hate the black printing all over the patch. I have to wear more than one at a time and I feel like the tattooed lady.
naya  |  April 14, 2014
Put an extra patch of Micropore (little bit bigger than the minivelle) on your minivelle patch. This keep the estropatch on it place. You can shower with this, no problem. I even went this to the sauna, steambath.
Bo  |  January 2, 2014
I have the same problem, sticks to my underwear.
debbie  |  December 17, 2013
I too have had same problems. Hard to take strips off patch, patch curling or sticking to underware or fingers. need a better covering or easier way to apply without messing up. Will go back to viville dot if my insurance covers again in 2014. If not, Will need to sadly handle miniville problems if stays more afordable in 2014. Viville dot no longer on my insurance formulary and will probably not be added back to the formulary in 2014. Really unhappy.
myrna  |  November 27, 2013
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By kathleen hinzo
August 10, 2013
kathleen hinzo wrote
few years ago my doctor switched from premarin to estradiol
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What patients are saying about Estradiol vs. Vivelle Dot

1,770 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
hardly walk when I took the estradiol pills. The vivelle...
...work for me. I also tried straight estradiol pills from a different ...work either. I could hardly walk when I took the estradiol pills. The vivelle dot patch has been the best by far to this...
Hi Chris I switched from oral Estradiol to Vivelle Dot...
...oral Estradiol to Vivelle Dot .05 about 4 months ago and it has...
to oral estradiol I have done very well, no imbalance...
...from Vivelle Dot to oral estradiol (generic brand of Estrace) due to cost concerns (my insurance does not cover prescriptions and oral estradiol is 1/4 the cost of Vivelle ...estradiol I have do...
I was on estradiol pill 1 mg for about 6 months after...
...pill 1 mg for about 6 months after my surgery. Never had significant relief from night sweats and hotflashes. I switched to Vivelle Dot and it's been...
the same problem on 1mg of oral estradiol, so dr. switched...
...on 1mg of oral estradiol, so dr. switched me to the 2mg vivelle dot, but the problem was worse. Now I am on the full strength...
on 1 mg oral estradiol (generic Estrace) under my tongue...
...on 1 mg oral estradiol (generic Estrace) ...on .50 vivelle dot and going great! edited to add, my endo switched me cause i have been having high bp ...
1 mg. in AM and 1 mg in PM is working out quite well...
...switched from Vivelle Dot to oral estradiol. Vivelle worked pretty ...prescriptions (and generic estradiol is 1/4 the ...story short, oral estradiol 1 mg. in AM and 1 mg in PM is working out...
worring about the other patches falling off! Estradiol...
...Vivelle-Dot is the BEST thing I've had. It is small, stays on very well, ...not a problem. Still better than taking a pill every day and constantly worring about the other patches falling off!...
was taking the estradiol pill and that just wasn't cutting...
I was taking the estradiol pill and that just wasn't cutting it for me. So he changed me to the Vivelle Dot patch....amazing difference. I've had no problems at all getting it...
flash free since August. The estradiol in the pill worked...
...to 3 mg estradiol (Estrace) per day and ...tree! I switched to the vivelle dot patch (same ...delivery system) and I've been flash free since August. The estradiol in the pill worked grea...
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