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What is Vivelle-Dot?

Vivelle-Dot is a prescription patch that releases low doses of estrogen. It is an estrogen hormone treatment. It is used primarily to prevent osteoporsis in women who are going through or who have already gone through menopause, as well as for those who no longer produce estrogen; this drug works by replenishing the amount of estrogen in the body to higher levels. It is a brand-name medication that can also be found under the generic name estradiol patch.

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