Kinds of Hormone Medicines
This is a type of estrogen-only medication that is prescribed to women who have deprivation of estrogen, thus resulting in symptoms such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness, among other symptoms. Aside from treating those symptoms, this estrogen product is also used for people who have osteoporosis, as well as certain cancers (metastatic breast cancer, prostate cancer).
The most common side effects of Cenestin are dizziness, nausea, bloating, light-headedness, headache, and changes in weight. There are also unlikely effects of using this medication, such as mood changes, swelling of hands and feet, lumps in the breast, dark urine, and unusual vaginal bleeding. A doctor must be notified immediately if any of those symptoms were experienced after using the medication.
This is a progestin-only medication that is given to women who are in their menopause period, or to those who have stopped having their period. With this medication, the normal growth of the uterus lining is stopped, thus sending signals to the body about the hormone changes.
The side effects in taking this drug is similar to the ones experienced in taking Cenestin, except for unwanted hair growth or hair loss that are among the effects of Norethindrone.
Climara Pro TD
This combination estrogen and progestin medicine is prescribed to women who are in their menopause. The components of Climara Pro TD provide the body with the estrogen and progesterone hormone that help alleviate episodes of hot flashes. However, this combination medication is not recommended for women who had their uterus removed because progestin is no longer needed in such condition.
Serious side effects such as breast lumps, unusual vaginal bleeding, fainting, shortness of breath are rarely experienced by people who take this medication. However, the most common side effects are the following: hair loss, weight gain, muscle cramps, abdominal pains, nausea.