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Alternatives to Angeliq

Angeliq is not the only available method of relieving menopausal symptoms. Other options include:
  • Coping strategies (such as wearing lighter clothes for hot flashes or using a vaginal lubricant for dryness)
  • Other medications
  • Natural remedies, including herbal supplements and "bioidentical" hormone replacement.
(Click Angeliq Alternatives for more information about other menopause treatment options.)

What If I Take an Angeliq Overdose?

People who take too much Angeliq may experience the following symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • High blood potassium levels (hyperkalemia)
  • Low blood sodium levels (hyponatremia).
(Click Angeliq Overdose for more information.)

Angeliq: Storage Methods

Angeliq tablets should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep Angeliq and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What If I Miss a Dose of Angeliq?

If you do not take your Angeliq as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not double your dose of Angeliq.

Angeliq Strengths

Angeliq tablets come in only one strength -- Angeliq 0.5 mg/1 mg tablets, with 0.5 mg of drospirenone and 1 mg of estradiol per tablet.

Generic Angeliq

At this time, there are no generic versions of Angeliq licensed for sale (see Generic Angeliq for more information).
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