Estradiol and Norgestimate

relieves symptoms associated with menopause. Re-evaluate with your doctor every 3 to 6 months about the dose you are taking and whether you still need this medication.

Estradiol and Norgestimate Overview

Reviewed: August 10, 2015

Estradiol/norgestimate is a prescription medication used after menopause to reduce moderate to severe hot flashes, treat moderate to severe menopausal changes in and around the vagina, and help reduce your chances of getting osteoporosis (thin weak bones). 

This medication contains two hormones, estradiol and norgestimate, 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 tablet form and is usually taken once daily, with or without food. 

Common side effects of include headache, breast pain, and irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting.

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Estradiol and Norgestimate Brand Names

Estradiol and Norgestimate may be found in some form under the following brand names:

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