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Estradiol vs Vivelle Dot

Estradiol
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Vivelle Dot
Other name: Estrace Estrace
Other name: Climara Climara
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for HRT
2.4
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
for HRT
4.0
Concern level
3.4
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Pill, Transdermal Gel, Transdermal Patch, Vaginal Ointment, Vaginal Pill
Method of use:
Transdermal Patch
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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Rx
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...
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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...
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Weight Gain
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Anxiety
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Hair Loss
3
Insomnia
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Hypothyroidism
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Cramping
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Bloating
2
Nausea
2
Acne
2
Mood Swings
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Weight Gain
9
Insomnia
9
Anxiety
8
Mood Swings
5
Itching
5
Nausea
4
Hair Loss
4
Bloating
3
Rash
3
Dizzy
2
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About Estradiol
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...
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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...
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Was on Vivelle for 10 years with no problems. The insurance company switched me to the new generic patch and I lost half the hair on my head! They refuse to provide the Vivelle stating it is exactly the same as the generic. I don't believe it!

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hardly walk when I took the estradiol pills. The vivelle...
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" ...not work for me. I also tried straight estradiol pills from a different compounding ...work either. I could hardly walk when I took the estradiol pills. The vivelle dot patch has been the best by far... "

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Hi Chris I switched from oral Estradiol to Vivelle Dot .0...
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" Hi Chris I switched from oral Estradiol to Vivelle Dot .05 about 4... "

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oral estradiol I have done very well, no imbalance sy...
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" Hi I switched last month 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... "

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was on estradiol pill 1 mg for about 6 months after my...
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" Hi I was on estradiol pill 1 mg for about 6 months after my surgery. Never had significant relief from night sweats and hotflashes. I switched to... "

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the same problem on 1mg of oral estradiol, so dr. switched...
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" I had the same problem on 1mg of oral estradiol, so dr. switched me to the 2mg vivelle dot, but the problem was worse. Now I am on the... "

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on 1 mg oral estradiol (generic Estrace) under my tongue...
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" I was on 1 mg oral estradiol (generic Estrace) under my ...am now on .50 vivelle dot and going great! edited to add, my endo switched me cause i have been... "

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mg. in AM and 1 mg in PM is working out quite well h...
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" I recently switched from Vivelle Dot to oral estradiol. Vivelle worked pretty well for ...covering our prescriptions (and generic estradiol is 1/4 the cost), in ...long story short, oral estradiol 1 mg. in... "

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was taking the estradiol pill and that just wasn't cutting...
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" 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... "

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ash free since August. The estradiol in the pill worked g...
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" ...on the Christmas tree! I switched to the vivelle dot patch (same estradiol just a different delivery system) and I've been flash free since August. The estradiol in the pill worked great for me... "

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