Menopause Health Topics

Featured Conditions and Diseases
Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her periods naturally no longer occur. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this topic, including information about common symptoms and the average age at which the change occurs.
The post menopause period of a woman's life begins when she has not had her period for 12 straight months. This eMedTV Web page provides tips for staying healthy after menopause and discusses health concerns such as bone loss and heart disease.
Premature menopause is defined as menopause that occurs before age 40. This section of the eMedTV Web site discusses what can cause this, possible symptoms, and describes blood tests that may be used when making a diagnosis.
Featured Medications
Activella is a hormone replacement therapy medication available by prescription. This eMedTV article explains what the drug is used for, offers dosing information, and lists potential side effects that may occur during treatment.
Alora is a skin patch containing estrogen that is used for treating menopause symptoms. This page from the eMedTV archives further explains what Alora is used for, offers tips on how and where to apply the patch, and describes how the medicine works.
Angeliq is a prescription menopause medicine used to treat night sweats, hot flashes, and vaginal symptoms. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of Angeliq and its uses, including the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
CombiPatch is a hormone replacement medication approved for treating menopause symptoms. This eMedTV Web page discusses other approved uses, explains how to use the skin patch, and lists potential side effects to be aware of during treatment.
Covaryx is a prescription testosterone-and-estrogen drug used to treat night sweats or hot flashes. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at Covaryx and its uses, including the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
Delestrogen is prescribed to treat menopausal symptoms, hormone deficiencies, and advanced prostate cancer. This eMedTV Web resource provides an overview of this drug, including how it works, dosing information, and potential side effects.
Depo-Estradiol is a prescription drug used to treat menopausal symptoms and hormone deficiencies. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
DIM is a dietary supplement used for various purposes, including treating menopause symptoms. This eMedTV resource explains how DIM works, discusses its safety and effectiveness, and offers information on what to be aware of before using this product.
Divigel is a medicated gel licensed to treat hot flashes and night sweats caused by menopause. This eMedTV resource describes how Divigel works, explains how to use the gel, and provides a list of side effects that may occur with the medication.
Elestrin is an estrogen hormone replacement medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV article describes how the medicine works, explores its effects, explains how and when to apply the gel, and lists possible side effects.
Enjuvia is a prescription medicine that is used to alleviate certain symptoms associated with menopause. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of Enjuvia, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
Estrace is a prescription drug that helps relieve various symptoms and conditions of menopause. This eMedTV page offers an overview of Estrace, including information on how it works to increase estrogen levels, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
Estrace Vaginal Cream is a prescription estrogen medication used to treat vaginal menopause symptoms. This eMedTV article describes how the medication works, explains how to use the cream, and lists possible side effects that may occur with treatment.
Estraderm is a prescription estrogen medication primarily used for treating menopause symptoms. This eMedTV Web page lists other approved uses of the drug, explains how it works, and offers important dosing information for the medicine.
Estrasorb is a prescription hormone replacement drug that comes in lotion form. This segment from the eMedTV Web site explains how the medicine works and offers more information on its effects, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
Estratest is a prescription drug used to treat hot flashes and night sweats. This eMedTV Web page further describes what Estratest is used for, explains how and when to take the medicine, and lists side effects that may occur with treatment.
Estring is a prescription medicine used to relieve vaginal and urinary problems due to menopause. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at this product, including information on how it works, potential side effects, general precautions, and more.
EstroGel is a prescription hormone replacement medication used to treat menopausal symptoms. This eMedTV page explains how EstroGel is applied to the skin to treat hot flashes and vaginal symptoms. This page also covers dosing tips and side effects.
Estropipate vaginal cream is commonly prescribed to relieve vaginal-related menopause symptoms. This eMedTV Web page describes how the cream works, explains how and when to apply it, and lists some of the drug's potential side effects.
Evamist is a prescription hormone replacement medication that comes as a skin spray. This eMedTV page explains how this drug can treat certain menopause symptoms (such as hot flashes and night sweats), offers dosing tips, and lists side effects.
femhrt is a prescribed drug that may alleviate menopausal symptoms and prevent osteoporosis. This eMedTV Web resource provides an overview of femhrt, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and some general precautions.
Femring is a prescription estrogen medication used to treat menopausal symptoms. This eMedTV page explains how Femring is used vaginally to treat hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal problems. This page also covers dosing tips and side effects.
Femtrace is licensed to treat menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes and night sweats. This eMedTV Web article offers a complete overview of this drug, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to take it.
A healthcare provider may recommend hormone replacement therapy to women with menopausal symptoms. This eMedTV article discusses the benefits, risks, and side effects associated with taking hormone replacement therapy.
Available only by prescription, Jinteli is used to treat menopausal symptoms and prevent osteoporosis. This eMedTV Web page explores this medication in more detail, including how it works, potential side effects, and possible safety concerns.
Menest is a hormone replacement medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV page explains what this drug is used for, describes how it works and its effects, offers general dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur.
Menostar is a prescription estrogen medication used to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV segment describes how Menostar works, explains how to use the skin patch, and lists warnings to be aware of before starting treatment.
Available only by prescription, Mimvey is used to treat various symptoms that occur with menopause. This eMedTV Web page explores this medication in more detail, including how it works, potential side effects, and possible safety concerns to be aware of.
Minivelle comes as a skin patch prescribed for the treatment of certain menopausal symptoms. This eMedTV Web page describes this hormone replacement product in more detail, including how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
Ogen is a prescription medication most commonly used for treating menopause symptoms. This eMedTV resource covers other uses of the drug and offers a more in-depth look at its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
Osphena is prescribed to treat painful sexual intercourse in women who have gone through menopause. This eMedTV Web page provides more details on this medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
Pregnenolone is a hormone that supposedly helps with several conditions, such as depression and menopause. This eMedTV page offers an overview of pregnenolone, including information on its uses, safety, effectiveness, and possible side effects.
Premarin may be used for several purposes, such as treating menopause symptoms and preventing osteoporosis. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of Premarin, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
Premarin Vaginal Cream is a prescription medication that helps relieve vaginal dryness due to menopause. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this product, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
Premphase is licensed for several uses, such as treating menopause symptoms and preventing osteoporosis. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this medication, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and general precautions.
Prempro is a prescribed drug that may alleviate certain symptoms and conditions associated with menopause. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Prempro, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
Prometrium is a hormone medication that can cause a period in women who have not reached menopause. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of the drug, including information on its other uses, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
Red clover is an herbal product that is claimed to relieve menopause symptoms. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of red clover, including information on its effectiveness, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
Vagifem is a prescription estrogen medication that helps relieve vaginal problems due to menopause. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at Vagifem, including information on how it works, potential side effects, general precautions, and more.
Vivelle-Dot is an estrogen patch approved for treating common menopause symptoms. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at Vivelle-Dot and its other uses, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and warnings and precautions.
Wild yam is often used medicinally as an herbal remedy for treating various conditions. This page on the eMedTV site explains how it works, explores its effectiveness, and offers safety warnings and precautions for this product.
Featured Symptoms
Hot flashes are sudden feelings of heat that most often affect the upper part of the body. This eMedTV segment describes hot flashes in detail and provides suggestions for dealing with these episodes, which are often associated with menopause.
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