Menostar Transdermal Patch - Weekly 14Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Menostar: Transdermal patch - Weekly (14mcg)

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Menostar 14mcg/24hr Patch

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Menostar: Transdermal patch - Weekly(14mcg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Menostar 14mcg/24hr Transdermal System

NDC: 504190455
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Menopause, Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Oophorectomy, Hypogonadism, Hot Flashes, Osteoporosis Prophylaxis, Atrophic Vaginitis, Ovarian Failure

Storage Information
Store in original container
Store below 86 degrees F
Menostar 14mcg/24hr Transdermal System

Reported Side Effects for Menostar 14mcg/24hr Transdermal System

Yeast Infection Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Endometrial Hyperplasia Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Irritation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Fluid Retention Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Breast Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breakthrough Bleeding Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Menostar 14mcg/24hr Transdermal System

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Menostar 14mcg/24hr Transdermal System(Estradiol)
Grapefruit juice and Estrogens(Estradiol)
Grapefruit juice and grapefruit-containing foods may increase the side effects of estrogen in some females, such as nausea, breast tenderness, headache or fluid retention. There may be no interaction. Do not significantly change your grapefruit intake while taking estrogens for hormone replacement therapy or as part of hormonal birth control products. Report any unusual side effects, like unusual non-menstrual vaginal bleeding, promptly for evaluation.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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