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  • Learn About Average Age of Menopause
    In general, women start to go through menopause at age 51, which is an increase from 100 years ago. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of the average age of menopause -- both then and now -- with a link to more information.
  • Benefits of Black Cohosh
    Black cohosh is an herbal supplement that is typically used for relieving symptoms of menopause. This eMedTV segment further explores black cohosh uses and benefits, including its use for treating PMS and osteoporosis.
  • Benefits of Pregnenolone
    Pregnenolone is sometimes used for treating several conditions, including arthritis and menopause. This eMedTV article explores a number of other pregnenolone benefits, and discusses the effectiveness of the supplement for these uses.
  • Benefits of Red Clover
    Red clover may help to treat menopause symptoms, infertility, and osteoporosis. This eMedTV article takes a look at other possible uses for red clover, and explains how more research is needed to determine the benefits of the product.
  • Black Cohash
    Black cohosh is an herbal supplement that is often used to relieve the symptoms of menopause. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of its effectiveness and possible side effects. Black cohash is a common misspelling of black cohosh.
  • Black Cohosh
    Black cohosh is an herbal supplement that may help treat symptoms of menopause. This article on the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of black cohosh, including information on how it may work, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Black Cohosh and Breastfeeding
    It is generally recommended to avoid taking black cohosh if you are breastfeeding. This eMedTV segment contains more detailed information on black cohosh and breastfeeding, and explains the effects the herb may have on the quality of breast milk.
  • Black Cohosh and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, black cohosh should never be used in the first two trimesters or early in the third trimester of pregnancy. This article explains why and takes a closer look at the safety of using this herb if you are pregnant.
  • Black Cohosh Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that some studies have shown that a black cohosh dosage of 20 mg twice daily may be sufficient in helping to relieve the symptoms of menopause. This page also contains some tips on how to choose a good black cohosh product.
  • Black Cohosh Drug Interactions
    Some of the medicines that may interact with black cohosh include certain antibiotics and codeine. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at other medicines that may cause black cohosh drug interactions and explains the problems that can occur.
  • Black Cohosh Overdose
    At this time, it is not known exactly what to expect from a black cohosh overdose. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how a black cohosh overdose may lead to liver damage and discusses the possible treatment options that are available.
  • Black Cohosh Root Supplements
    This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of black cohosh root, a supplement that is often claimed to be beneficial for symptoms of menopause. This article describes how the product is believed to work and how it performed in clinical studies.
  • Black Cohosh Safety
    You may need to avoid black cohosh products if you have cancer or a blood clotting disorder. This eMedTV page provides information on what to tell your doctor about before taking black cohosh, safety information for the drug, and possible side effects.
  • Black Cohosh Side Affects
    As this eMedTV page explains, black cohosh side effects may include dizziness and weight gain. This page also lists serious side effects that may require medical care. Black cohosh side affects is a common misspelling of black cohosh side effects.
  • Black Cohosh Side Effects Information
    Headaches, weight gain, and an upset stomach are among the possible side effects of black cohosh. This eMedTV resource describes other side effects that may occur with black cohosh, including those that may need immediate medical attention.
  • Blackcohosh
    Black cohosh is an herbal supplement that may help with menopausal symptoms. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of black cohosh and covers what to tell your doctor before using the herb. Blackcohosh is a common misspelling of black cohosh.
  • Brisdelle
    Brisdelle is a drug prescribed for the treatment of hot flashes caused by menopause. This eMedTV Web page describes this non-hormonal medication in more detail, including how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Brisdelle and Breastfeeding
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains that it is not usually recommended for women to use Brisdelle (paroxetine mesylate capsules) while breastfeeding, as this product does pass through breast milk in small amounts.
  • Brisdelle and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Brisdelle (paroxetine mesylate capsules) is not approved for use during pregnancy. This article discusses why Brisdelle is a pregnancy Category X drug and why pregnant women would have no reason to take it.
  • Brisdelle and Suicide
    Brisdelle (paroxetine mesylate capsules) may increase the risk of suicidal behavior in some people. This eMedTV Web selection discusses this topic in more detail and lists potential signs of suicidal behavior to look out for.
  • Brisdelle Dosage
    The usual dosage of Brisdelle is one capsule once daily to treat hot flashes due to menopause. This eMedTV Web selection provides other dosing guidelines, including tips on when and how to most effectively use this non-hormonal medication.
  • Brisdelle Drug Interactions
    Some antibiotics, blood thinners, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may interact with Brisdelle. This eMedTV Web page lists other medications that can interfere with Brisdelle and describes the effects these combinations can cause.
  • Brisdelle Medication Information
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Brisdelle is a non-hormonal drug prescribed to treat hot flashes caused by menopause. This article provides some basic information on Brisdelle, with details on the medication's side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Brisdelle Overdose
    As this eMedTV resource explains, an overdose of Brisdelle (paroxetine mesylate capsules) may cause vomiting, confusion, and liver problems. This article offers a description of what to do in case of an overdose and describes possible treatment options.
  • Brisdelle Side Effects
    Brisdelle may cause a number of side effects, such as nausea, headaches, and fatigue. As this eMedTV page explains, while most reactions are mild, some require urgent medical treatment. This article takes a look at the possible side effects of this drug.
  • Brisdelle Uses
    Brisdelle is prescribed for treating hot flashes in women going through menopause. This eMedTV segment talks about Brisdelle's uses in more detail, including how this non-hormonal product works and whether there are any off-label uses.
  • Brisdelle Warnings and Precautions
    If you have glaucoma or a history of suicidal thoughts, tell your doctor before taking Brisdelle. This eMedTV article offers other important Brisdelle warnings and precautions, including information on who should avoid this medicine entirely.
  • Cenestin
    Cenestin is approved for treating menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness. This eMedTV selection takes a closer look at this medication, including how it works to increase estrogen levels, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Cenestin Alternatives
    This eMedTV article explains that other conventional medications, coping strategies, and natural remedies are some of the alternatives to Cenestin. This page further describes Cenestin alternatives and explains when to consider these options.
  • Cenestin and Breastfeeding
    The hormones in Cenestin do pass through breast milk. This eMedTV segment explains that it is not typically recommended for women to take Cenestin and breastfeed at the same time, as this drug can affect the quality and quantity of breast milk.
  • Cenestin and Pregnancy
    Pregnant women should not use Cenestin. This eMedTV page further discusses Cenestin and pregnancy, explaining why there is no legitimate medical reason for pregnant women to use Cenestin, as it is only approved for postmenopausal women.
  • Cenestin Dosage
    For treating hot flashes or night sweats, the recommended starting Cenestin dose is 0.45 mg once daily. This eMedTV Web page also discusses Cenestin dosing guidelines for treating vaginal problems and provides tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Cenestin Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on Cenestin? This eMedTV page contains basic information on this estrogen drug, including some of the menopause symptoms it is used to treat and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting it.
  • Cenestin Drug Interactions
    Thyroid medications, antibiotics, and grapefruit juice may cause negative interactions with Cenestin. This eMedTV article lists other medications that may cause Cenestin drug interactions and describes the complications that may occur.
  • Cenestin Overdose
    You should seek immediate medical attention if you believe you have taken too much Cenestin. This eMedTV Web article explains how a Cenestin overdose may cause nausea, vomiting, and other problems. This page also describes possible treatment options.
  • Cenestin Side Effects
    Breast pain, stomach pain, and infections are among the most common side effects reported with Cenestin. This eMedTV page lists other Cenestin side effects, including those that are serious and may require immediate medical care (such as chest pain).
  • Cenestin Uses
    Cenestin is used for treating certain menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at these and other Cenestin uses, including possible off-label uses (such as preventing osteoporosis).
  • Cenestin Warnings and Precautions
    If you have a history of certain types of cancer, you may not be able to take Cenestin. This eMedTV page lists other important Cenestin warnings and precautions, including information on what to tell your doctor before taking this drug.
  • Climara
    Climara is a prescription medication used in hormone replacement therapy. This eMedTV resource covers Climara uses in more detail, describes how the drug works for several conditions, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Climara Alternatives
    Several Climara alternatives are available, including coping strategies, natural remedies, and other drugs. This eMedTV article describes these treatment alternatives in more detail and lists various drug alternatives to Climara.
  • Climara and Breastfeeding
    Generally, Climara is not recommended for breastfeeding women. This portion of the eMedTV site offers a more in-depth look at Climara and breastfeeding, and explains how the drug may affect the quality and production of breast milk.
  • Climara and Pregnancy
    It is recommended that pregnant women avoid using Climara patches. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on Climara and pregnancy, including an explanation of why pregnant women should not use this medication.
  • Climara Dosage
    Your doctor will recommend your Climara dosage based on how you respond to the drug. As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, the recommended starting Climara dose for most women is one 0.025 mg patch applied once weekly.
  • Climara Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause Climara interactions include barbiturates, cyclosporine, and rifamycin antibiotics. This eMedTV page lists other drugs that may interact with Climara. Drug interactions could potentially increase the risk of side effects.
  • Climara Overdose
    An overdose of Climara could potentially cause vaginal bleeding, nausea, or vomiting. This segment from the eMedTV archives explores the possible effects of a Climara overdose and describes treatment options that are available.
  • Climara Patch Information
    Are you looking for information on the Climara patch? This eMedTV article is a good place to start. This resource provides information on what this estrogen medication is used for and gives some basic dosing guidelines to keep in mind.
  • Climara Pro
    Climara Pro is a skin patch prescribed to treat menopausal symptoms and prevent osteoporosis. This eMedTV article describes this hormone replacement medication in more detail, including how it works, potential side effects, and general precautions.
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