Estrogen with progesterone
Drug Class: Hormones Brand Names: Activella, Climara Pro, Premphase, Prempro
Activella, Premphase, Prempro: 0.625 mg daily in a single dose.
Climara Pro: 1 patch daily delivers 0.045 mg estradiol and 0.015 mg levonorgestrel.
Potential Side Effects
Bloating of stomach; breast pain; increased breast size; nausea; swelling of feet and lower legs; weight gain.
Apply patches to clean, dry skin of lower stomach area.
Take tablets at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Women who have not had a hysterectomy should take estrogen with progesterone. Before taking this drug, talk to your doctor about the possible risk of heart disease, breast or uterine cancer, blood clots and other side effects.
LAST UPDATED: 03/27/2014