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

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