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Estradiol/norethindrone (Absorbed through the skin)

Estradiol (es-tra-DYE-ol), Norethindrone (nor-ETH-in-drone)

Treats hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause. Also supplements estrogen in women who do not have enough.

Brand Name(s):

Combipatch

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to estradiol or norethindrone, or if you are pregnant, have liver disease, bleeding problems, any type of cancer (including breast cancer), vaginal bleeding that has not been checked by a doctor, or had a blood clot (including heart attack or stroke).

How to Use This Medicine:

Patch

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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