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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
1/5/2013 1:16:54 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
While on the Vivelle Dot I have experienced some very bad side affects. Continuous yeast infection, swelling of extremeties, and extremely sore feet. My liver which has always been in great health also is showing many signs of disfunction. Some of these are side affects stated on pamphlet for the Dot. Beyond these things I saw a complete end to hot flashes and moodiness. I actually felt great em ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
11/12/2012 6:05:36 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Started at age 40 post complete hysterectomy. Now 57. No side effects. Helps my skin, emotions, memory, libido. Plan to stay on it forever if possible.

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
10/31/2012 10:38:33 AM

Reviewer: k9405, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 52 and have used this patch for 17 years due to total hysterectomy. Started on .1, but had breast tenderness so changed to .075. This has worked great for me in the past but have developed terrible migraines the day after putting on a new patch due to hormone surge. I will be trying oral pill in hopes of controlling migraine.

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
10/19/2012 12:22:45 PM

Reviewer: Marianne, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Long time user of Estraderm patch (1978+, Thanks Dalkon Shield!). Loved it! Vivelle was my alternative. Hard to apply (if you have hard time with eyesight). Also I found that in summer when you sweat...it moves! Still had night sweats and mood swings with this product. It is alot more expensive than Estraderm...yet made by same company. Due to issues with Vivelle, I have gone back to oral meds. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Low Estrogen After Operation to Remove Ovaries
9/28/2012 8:52:43 PM

Reviewer: Lori60511@aol.com, 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:
I have been on Vivelle for 11 years. I started with .1 immediately after a total hysterectomy.Dropped back to .025 within 2 years. Would have occasional minor night sweat, but no other side effects! Tried to wean off and had horrible flashes, sweats and insomnia;returned to .025 today..I am so thankful. Weight is hard to keep off and I always want to lose 10lbs. but am happy that I now will be abl ... Show Full Comment

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