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Estraderm is an estrogen medication that is available by prescription. It is approved for treating menopause symptoms, preventing osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, and treating hormone deficiency in younger women whose ovaries do not work properly. The product comes as a skin patch that is applied to the trunk twice weekly. While most women tolerate it well, potential side effects include headache, breast pain, and spotting.
- Treating menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes, night sweats, or vaginal dryness
- Preventing osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
- Replacing hormones in younger women whose ovaries do not work properly (or who have had their ovaries removed).