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Suggest an alternative of Vivelle-Dot patch

Hi, I have a family history of breast cancer and my doctor has prescribed VIVELLE-DOT PATCH for me. Please is it advisable to use this estradiol considering its side effects. Please advice if there is an alternative aside Estrace oral pills which i reacted to. Thanks
Fri, 30 Mar 2018
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hello,

Usually, estradiol may aggravate breast malignancy. Do better to take combined pills but before prescribing, this medicine we have to your hypertensive or diabetic status and another systemic examination status. Please consult your doctor he will examine and treat you accordingly.


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Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu
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