What is Estrogen and Progestin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Estrogen and progestin are two female sex hormones; used in combination to prevent ovulation (the release of eggs from the ovaries). Some brands of oral contraceptives are also used to treat acne.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Estrogen and Progestin

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Estrogen and Progestin

Dosage Patients
1 tablet(s) daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Estrogen and Progestin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Estrogen and Progestin

Duration

Currently taking Estrogen and Progestin

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Estrogen and Progestin

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

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Estrogen and Progestin and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Estradiol (Estrace) 1
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