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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
4/2/2013 12:20:15 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: 5

Comment:
I have been taking it for three weeks now. Hot flashes are mostly gone from 20+ a day! I have a leg cramp once in awhile and my memory seems to be slightly worse than before, but I can live with that moreso than the hot flashes. I've also noticed I start to feel a little "funny" when I'm late in taking my dose! Except for these minor side affects, everything has gone extremely we ... Show Full Comment

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
3/20/2013 7:13:02 AM

Reviewer: ccg, 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 started taking this 16 years ago because I was having hot flashes due to menopause at 45. I recently stopped taking it to see if I actually still needed it. I am having hot flashes and anxiety but they are still mild so I will try to stay off it for at least another month to see if they go away on their own. I just don't want to take any prescription meds for anything if I can help it.

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
3/16/2013 2:00:04 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started on this 2 years ago but overcoming the side effects weren't easy. Digestion was affected, ravenous appetite, no libido,hair falling out in clumps and 1 month into treatment I had to start antideppressants because of 3-4 hours of depression every day. Flashes and sweats had stopped by then. Also put on 7kilograms extra weight and blood pressure went high. Now I'm coming off it an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
3/7/2013 7:38:54 AM

Reviewer: L, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been working on my weight for the last year, and because of the stage of my life, 63 years, it has been a very slow process. NOW, I began th4e generic Activella 7 days ago, and have currently gained 6 pounds!!!! The only thing I have done differently in a year is beginning this medication!!! I WILL be getting off of it today after speaking with my doctor. P.S. I asked him if I would gain w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: "Change of Life" Signs
11/26/2012 5:20:42 PM

Reviewer: Lynne , 45-54 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:
I started this medication almost 5 months ago. I am 48 and had some symptoms of peri menopause, hot flashes, anxiety and other mild symptoms. My doctor offered me the low dose generic version--I can tell a major difference in things I had not imagined. I will talk about the good things, but first let me say, initially, I did gain 5-7 lbs. I could feel it in my belly and just tight pants etc--but I ... Show Full Comment

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