Estradiol and Levonorgestrel
relieves symptoms associated with menopause such as hot flashes. It comes as a patch. Rotate application sites and avoid the waistline.
Estradiol and Levonorgestrel Overview
Reviewed: August 10, 2015
Estradiol/levonorgestrel is a prescription medication used after menopause to reduce moderate to severe hot flashes and help reduce your chances of getting osteoporosis (thin weak bones).
It is a single product containing two hormones, estradiol and levonorgestrel, and belongs to a group of drugs called estrogen and progestin combinations. Together these work as a hormone replacement to relieve issues caused by hormonal changes.
It comes in a patch form and is usually applied to the skin once weekly.
Common side effects of include reactions at the application site, vaginal bleeding, and breast pain.
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Estradiol and Levonorgestrel Brand Names
Estradiol and Levonorgestrel may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Estradiol and Levonorgestrel Drug Class
Estradiol and Levonorgestrel is part of the drug class: