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Vivelle-Dot is an estrogen medication that can be prescribed to treat menopause symptoms. It is also approved to treat hormone deficiency in younger women whose ovaries do not produce enough estrogen and to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Vivelle-Dot comes as a skin patch that is applied to the lower abdomen twice a week. It is the smallest estrogen patch currently available.
- Treating menopausal symptoms, such as vaginal dryness and irritation, night sweats, and hot flashes
- Replacing estrogen in younger women whose ovaries do not produce enough hormones (or who have had their ovaries removed)
- Preventing osteoporosis in postmenopausal women who are at significant risk for the condition.