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All of these products are used to reduce symptoms of menopause including feelings of warmth in the face neck and chest; the sudden intense episodes of heat and sweating known as hot flashes; dry itchy external genitals; and vaginal irritation. They are also prescribed for other conditions that cause low levels of estrogen and some doctors prescribe them for teenagers who fail to mature at the usual rate.

Along with diet calcium supplements and exercise Estraderm Climara and Vivelle are prescribed to prevent osteoporosis a condition in which the bones become brittle and easily broken. Climara may also be used to treat certain types of abnormal bleeding from the uterus.

After starting your therapy the doctor may prescribe a higher dose if necessary but may also try decreasing the dose or discontinuing the medication every 3 to 6 months.

ALORA ESTRADERM AND VIVELLE-DOT

The usual starting dose is one 0.05 milligram patch applied to the skin 2 times a week.

CLIMARA

The usual starting dose is one 0.05 milligram patch applied to the skin once a week. (For osteoporosis the doctor may prescribe a 0.025 milligram patch.)

ESCLIM

The usual starting dose is one 0.025 milligram patch applied to the skin 2 times a week.

VIVELLE

The usual starting dose to relieve symptoms of menopause is one 0.0375 patch applied to the skin 2 times a week. (For osteoporosis the doctor may prescribe a 0.025 patch.) The patch may be used continuously or left off every fourth week.
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Estrogen Patches

Brand Name Prescription Drug

Pronounced: ess' troe jen

Generic name: Estradiol
Brand names: Alora Climara Esclim Estraderm Vivelle Vivelle-Dot Estrace
All of these products are used to reduce symptoms of menopause including feelings of warmth in the face neck and chest; the sudden intense episodes of heat and sweating known as hot flashes; dry itchy external genitals; and vaginal irritation. They are also prescribed for other conditions that cause low levels of estrogen and some doctors prescribe them for teenagers who fail to mature at the usual rate.

Along with diet calcium supplements and exercise Estraderm Climara and Vivelle are prescribed to prevent osteoporosis a condition in which the bones become brittle and easily broken. Climara may also be used to treat certain types of abnormal bleeding from the uterus.

After starting your therapy the doctor may prescribe a higher dose if necessary but may also try decreasing the dose or discontinuing the medication every 3 to 6 months.

ALORA ESTRADERM AND VIVELLE-DOT

The usual starting dose is one 0.05 milligram patch applied to the skin 2 times a week.

CLIMARA

The usual starting dose is one 0.05 milligram patch applied to the skin once a week. (For osteoporosis the doctor may prescribe a 0.025 milligram patch.)

ESCLIM

The usual starting dose is one 0.025 milligram patch applied to the skin 2 times a week.

VIVELLE

The usual starting dose to relieve symptoms of menopause is one 0.0375 patch applied to the skin 2 times a week. (For osteoporosis the doctor may prescribe a 0.025 patch.) The patch may be used continuously or left off every fourth week.

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