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Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
11/13/2008 2:53:30 PM

Reviewer: dodgesrt4, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Had overies removed in 05, didn't have problems utill late 06 tried many differnt types of hrt and nothing worked had hot flashes like crazy would be outside in the fall and have sweat rolling down the back of my neck was put on vivelle dot june of 08 doing great breast a little tender but nothing bad sex drive even improved

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
11/7/2008 9:39:21 AM

Reviewer: Shelly, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried the patch yesterday and had a terrible reaction. Hot flashes, headache, woozy stomache. I immediately took it off and today I feel a little bit better but my legs are very sore as if I ran a marathon. I'll deal with the hot flashes!

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
11/5/2008 9:12:20 PM

Reviewer: bettermommynow, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My dr put me on this after I had my ovaries removed. I didn't have any problem other than the weight gain!! I couldn't handle that so I did some research and found something called BLACK COHOSH. It's a natural whole herb that promotes Menopausal health,you can find it at the drug store or at wal-mart with the vitamin and herbs. I take one capsule every night, after about 3 or 4 days I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
10/23/2008 8:42:50 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This is my third patch since having a total hysterectomy in 2007 at the age of 33. Due to my age I take a combination of the a pill and the Vivelle-Dot. With this replacement I do find that I have an increased appetite. I must remain on appetite suppressants. I came off of them recently and gained eight pounds in two weeks. I have also experienced the lowest drop in sexual drive since being on ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
10/22/2008 6:44:49 PM

Reviewer: confused89, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this for 1year. I had dizziness at first. I went to my eye docter for my rountine check-up for contacts. My vision had improved. My eye doctor said that can happen with this type of medication after a hysterectomy. So he lowed the strenght of my contacts and I have not had any more dizziness. I have had weight gain. Has anyone experienced their heart flutter . It not my blood ... Show Full Comment

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