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Before using Vivelle-Dot, warnings and precautions for the medication should be discussed with your healthcare provider to help ensure safe treatment. You should tell him or her about any existing medical conditions you have, including asthma, high cholesterol, or migraines. Vivelle-Dot is not suitable for everyone; women with liver disease, liver dysfunction, or a history of breast cancer should not use Vivelle-Dot patches.

Vivelle-Dot: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Vivelle-Dot® (estradiol patch) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Still have a uterus (have not had a hysterectomy)
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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