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Angeliq

Drospirenone/Estradiol
Drospirenone is a female hormone that helps regulate ovulation and menstruation. Estradiol is a female hormone involved in development and maintenance of the female reproductive system. Drospirenone and estradiol is a combination medicine used to treat symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, and vaginal dryness, burning, and irritation. This medicine is for use only if you have a uterus (if you have not had a hysterectomy). Drospirenone and estradiol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Drospirenone/Estradiol
DRUG TYPE
Hormonal Supplementation

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you have: undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, coronary artery disease, a bleeding disorder, kidney disease, liver disease, an adrenal gland disorder, if you will have major surgery, if you have had a hysterectomy, or if you have ever had a heart attack, a stroke, a blood clot, or cancer of the breast, uterus/cervix, or vagina.

Do not use if you are pregnant.

Drospirenone and estradiol may increase your risk of developing a condition that may lead to uterine cancer. Report any unusual vaginal bleeding right away.

Taking this medicine can increase your risk of blood clots, stroke, heart attack, or cancer of the breast, uterus, or ovaries. Drospirenone and estradiol should not be used to prevent heart disease, stroke, or dementia.

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Angeliq Tablet 0.5 Mg-1Mg0.25-0.5Mg

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