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Old 02-06-2009, 08:16 AM   #1
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Estradiol side effects


I am in 44 years old in menopause. I was taking Premarin for the sweats and mood swings and it seemed to work. My insurance company requested that I substitute the Estraderm/Estrodiol Patch for savings purposes. Anyway I started the patch and I seem to be having migraine like headaches and TERRIBLE insomnia. Has anyone else had these side effects by taking this med? Any comments or suggestions would be greatly accepted.

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Old 02-09-2009, 09:38 AM   #2
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Re: Estradiol side effects

I'm on a very low dose of Estrodiol cream 0.1% that is applied on my thighs. I haven't had any of the side effects you mention. I would go back to your previous hormones or check into bioidential hormone replacement. Your health is more important; you come first. Your insurance company should be aware of what these new hormones are doing to you.

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