What is Estropipate?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Estropipate is an estrogen derivative used for moderate to severe symptoms associated with menopause; treatment of vulvar and vaginal atrophy; hypoestrogenism (due to hypogonadism, castration, or primary ovarian failure); and to prevent osteoporosis in women at significant risk only.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Estropipate

Side effect Patients
Weight gain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Estropipate

Dosage Patients
0.75 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Estropipate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Estropipate

Duration

Currently taking Estropipate

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Estropipate

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 0
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 2
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 3
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1 patient evaluation for Estropipate

May 19, 2012 (Started Jan 07, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: I have been off the hormones since May 19,2012 and I haven't noticed any real change.

May 12, 2012 (Started Jan 07, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple system atrophy)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: I was told to take 1 pill every other day for a week snd stop.Did help with hot flashes.

Apr 14, 2010 (Started Jan 07, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Still sometimes having periods 2 times a month, weight gain

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