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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Activella Oral.

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Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
8/18/2008 1:53:55 PM

Reviewer: sentra57, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My night sweats dissappeared but so did my sex drive. I smoke and never thought much about the smoking warnings associated with this drug. Please stop smoking if you are taking this drug. I had an ekg in july of 2007 about 4 months after starting this drug and My heart was fine other than the mumer I'd had for years. One year later and still smoking but 1 month after stopping my Activella.05mg ... Show Full Comment

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
5/23/2008 11:26:44 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been very leery about taking a HR, but couldn't deal with waking up 6x per night and the emotional highs and lows. Honestly after the 1st night I felt a difference. After 3-4 nights no more hot flashes (day or night). My breast are tender, and there is slight vaginal discomfort, but the trade off is huge. Just a little nervous enough to keep researching possible side effects on a re ... Show Full Comment

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
5/1/2008 9:24:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Been on this medication for about a month a half. I was a mess prior to taking it - crying, night sweats and unable to sleep. The night sweats are completely gone. Still a little moodiness, but very managable. Still having trouble sleeping through the night. Wake at 3 every morning and having trouble falling back asleep. Even with the sleep problem still being an issue, I've been happy w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
3/27/2008 7:24:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It's been four years now on a low dosage of Activella. Within one week of starting all symptoms stopped- hot flashes ; crying; irritability and the constant headaches. I was 45 when I started.Tried to go off on two occasions.....all symptoms came back within 2 weeks.

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
3/2/2008 1:42:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Felt great the first 3 weeks, hot flashes went away, slept better, sex drive up, and lots of vaginal lubrication. Got a severe yeast infection, then the awful PMS came back. Hadn't had a period in 6 months, then bled for 11 days and felt horrible. No energy, abdominal and back pain, bloating and cramping, depression and crying. Then I noticed the main reason I will no longer use this drug, ... Show Full Comment

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