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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Vivelle-Dot TD.

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Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
1/23/2009 2:09:06 PM

Reviewer: JMC_z3, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My ovaries were removed in 1999, I've used different Estrogen meds, this was the last one that seems to work without side effects. I also noticed if I forget to change my patch for a week or so, I get depressed. As for weight gain, I'm not sure if this patch caused it or is a result of having no ovaries. Since 1999, I gained 40 pounds-been on Vivelle since 2003, also would advise to check ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
1/17/2009 11:34:54 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This patch has help me alot It's very easy to use or apply and remember I've been very satisfied with the results

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
1/13/2009 9:20:58 PM

Reviewer: Steph, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on VD for 2 months and trying for a 3rd, if i can stand the breast tenderness, swelling and weight gain now up 8-10 lbs. Dr keeps telling me to hang in there.

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
12/30/2008 12:30:36 PM

Reviewer: tj, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I don't like the idea of having to change the patch every 3 days due to the fact that it is very easy to forget to do it.If the schedule was for specific days I think that would be easier to remember, but every three days is dificult to follow.

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
12/14/2008 11:06:04 AM

Reviewer: telaylobo, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started using patch 10/08 noticed results 12 hours after first patch was applied.Have one mild hot flash a day also helps me sleep better at night.

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