What is Estradiol-norethindrone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: CombiPatch Activella Kliofem Show all

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See also: Estradiol Norethindrone (norethisterone)

Estradiol-norethindrone consists of two individual hormone products used in combination for the treatment of menopause .

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hormone replacement 4 2
Support hormone balance 3 1
Bone marrow transplant 1 1
General health 1 0
Increase effect of another treatment 1 1

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
10

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Estradiol-norethindrone

Side effect Patients
Allergic reaction to patch adhesive 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Estradiol-norethindrone

Dosage Patients
1 mg-0.5 mg daily 2
2 x 0.00,208-0.00,583 mg/hr weekly 1
1-0.5 mg daily 1
1 other daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Estradiol-norethindrone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 4
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Estradiol-norethindrone

Duration

Currently taking Estradiol-norethindrone

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Estradiol-norethindrone

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 7
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Estradiol-norethindrone after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Conjugated estrogens-medroxyprogesterone (Prempro) 1
Last updated:

2 patient evaluations for Estradiol-norethindrone

Feb 1, 2011 (Started Oct 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support hormone balance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg-0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Dr. just changed brand to Femhert
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 3, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hormone replacement)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 9, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hormone replacement)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
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