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

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228 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
3/29/2013 4:25:25 PM

Reviewer: nvh, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Had a total hysterectomy/oopherectomy in my late 30s. Have been on vivelle dot patch for more years than I can remember. Blood work is good, mood and general well-being is great so mood and genenral well being of the family is also good! Patch stickes well on clean, dry and lotion/powder free skin. Otherwise adhesive can fail. Have tried to do without the patch and will last only about a week befo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
3/21/2013 2:41:00 PM

Reviewer: JoyJoyJoy, 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: 5

Comment:
Had to have a complete hysterectomy mid-year 2012. My Dr. recommended this for estrogen replacement vivelle dot .05 mg patch. I am 57 and just want to enjoy my life! I would highly recommend vivelle dot. I don't suffer from complete vaginal dryness or pain. I feel really good, with no complaints other than I have some swelling but I can live with that. Estrogen is so important to your body t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
3/11/2013 10:56:01 AM

Reviewer: Nan, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried Vivelle dot after using another patch immediately after surgery. I initially really liked the Vivelle dot. Its' smaller and seemed to work well. My main complaint was the adhesive is not consistent. Some patches stick and others fail within a day or so. I would run out of a box before the month was out and have to go refill out of pocket, as insurance wont cover extras. Lately I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
2/25/2013 4:14:32 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Started at low dose and was doing good, 3 weeks into it very nervous, anxious, unwanted thoughts, helped hot flash,s somewhat, maybe waited to long to start HRT

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
2/6/2013 10:53:59 PM

Reviewer: grammymd, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Have used the patch for several years (0.1). Good alternative to oral med but patch adhesive does not work consistently.

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