Menopause Home > Generic Vivelle-Dot
There are currently no generic Vivelle-Dot products available in the U.S. Other estradiol patches are available as generics, but none of these are equivalent to Vivelle-Dot. As soon as the first patent for the medication expires in December 2012, however, other drug companies are expected to begin manufacturing generic Vivelle-Dot patches.
- Treating menopausal symptoms, such as vaginal dryness and hot flashes
- Preventing osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
- Replacing hormones in younger women whose ovaries do not produce enough estrogen.