Minivelle

Active Ingredient(s): Estradiol
FDA Approved: * October 29, 2012
Pharm Company: * NOVEN
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Minivelle Overview

Estradiol (E2), also spelled oestradiol, is an estrogen steroid hormone and the major female sex hormone. It is involved in the regulation of the estrous and menstrual female reproductive cycles. Estradiol is responsible for the development of female secondary sexual characteristics such as the breasts, widening of the hips, and a feminine pattern of fat distribution in women and is important in the development and maintenance of female reproductive tissues such as the mammary glands, uterus,...

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I have been precribed Miniville 0.05mg/24 hr transdermal patches along with Prometrium 100 mg has anyone taken this combination and found relief fromnther menopausal symptoms such as hotflashes , trouble sleeping , outbursts of tears or rage. Also will it cause weight gain or loss ? Any other symptoms I should be aware of ? ## Hello, Ti! How are you? I'm sorry about the symptoms you're having. Minivelle is an estrogen supplement, while Prometrium is a a progesterone supplement, as classified by the FDA, they are used to help with hormonal imbalances and to alleviate the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. Typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, headache, irritability, skin irritation and mood swings. A woman typical produces both hormones each month, d...

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Why for me?

I recently visited my OB/GYN with concerns about adverse reactions due to stopping Loestrin24. My husband and I are trying to conceive, and to remedy my intense headaches, severe cramping, and heavy menstuation my doctor gave me a 3-week sample of Minivelle. Everything I have read states this drug is used during menopause. Why, then, has my doctor chose this for me at 25 while trying to conceive? ## Even the manufacturer's webpage directly states that Minivelle (estradiol transdermal system) is a prescription medicine patch that contains estradiol (an estrogen hormone), used to treat moderate to severe hot flashes due to menopause. That said, I too wonder why your doctor would have prescribed it for fertility reasons. Did he/she check your hormonal levels to see if you were ever low...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Estradiol
  • Cream: 0.01%
  • Emulsion: 0.25%, 2.5mg/g
  • Film, Extended Release: 0.014mg/24hr, 0.025mg/24hr, 0.025mg/day, 0.0375mg/24hr, 0.05mg/24hr, 0.06mg/24hr, 0.075mg/24hr, 0.1mg/24hr, n/a
  • Gel: 0.06%, 0.1%, 0.1% (0.25gm/packet), 0.1% (0.25mg/packet), 0.1% (0.5gm/packet), 0.1% (0.5mg/packet), 0.1% (1gm/packet), 0.1% (1mg/packet)
  • Gel, Metered: 0.06%, 0.06% (0.87gm/activation), 0.06% (1.25gm/activation)
  • Injection: 10mg/ml, 1mg/ml, 20mg/ml, 3mg/ml, 40mg/ml, 5mg/ml
  • Insert: 0.004mg, 0.01mg
  • Insert, Extended Release: 0.0075mg/24hr, 0.05mg/24hr, 0.1mg/24hr, 2mg
  • Powder: 100%
  • Spray: 1.53mg/spray
  • System: 0.025mg/day, 0.0375mg/day, 0.05mg/day, 0.075mg/day, 0.1mg/day
  • Tablet: 0.45mg, 0.5mg, 0.9mg, 1.5mg, 1.8mg, 10mcg, 10ugm, 1mg, 25mcg, 25mcg + 25ugm, 25ugm, 2mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Minivelle: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 68968-6610 Minivelle .1 mg/1 Transdermal Film, Extended Release by Noven Therapeutics, LLC
  • 68968-6625 Minivelle .025 mg/D Transdermal Film, Extended Release by Noven Therapeutics, LLC
  • 68968-6637 Minivelle .0375 mg/1 Transdermal Film, Extended Release by Noven Therapeutics, LLC
  • 68968-6650 Minivelle .05 mg/1 Transdermal Film, Extended Release by Noven Therapeutics, LLC
  • 68968-6675 Minivelle .075 mg/1 Transdermal Film, Extended Release by Noven Therapeutics, LLC

Other drugs which contain Estradiol or a similar ingredient: (250 results)

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