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Evorel Conti Patches

(11 Posts)
mermaidbright Mon 13-Nov-17 11:18:28

I went to the doctors today and have been prescribed Evorel Conti patches.

Just wanted to know your experience on this type of hrt,


daisytalks Mon 13-Nov-17 11:55:39

I'm on Evorel sequi, even though I am post menopause at 49. I started 5 months ago and this regime seems to suit me very well so far. I felt I didn't want to take progesterone all the time so 2 weeks estrogen only then 2 weeks prog & estrogen & I feel so much better! Back to how I felt years ago before all this palava started😌

mermaidbright Mon 13-Nov-17 12:27:48

Thanks Daisy, I am glad to hear that hrt is working well for you.

You are not wrong about menopause being a palava. When I was younger I longed for my periods to be over, I didn't realise everything that went with it. It's been rough.

daisytalks Mon 13-Nov-17 13:23:18

It certainly can be a very rough time for some of us. I found the months after my last period horrendous...especially emotionally.
I hope Evorel works well for you and you feel better soon flowers

mermaidbright Mon 13-Nov-17 13:40:26

Daisy, I went to the doctors because I was fed up with joint and muscle pain. I wasn't expecting her to say try hrt so I was a bit surprised. I am a little scared to try the patches but I have nothing to lose really.

PollyPerky Mon 13-Nov-17 16:15:41

mermaid- conti HRT is for women who have not had a period for at least 12 months or are over age 54. You may get odd bleeding for the first 6 months and I assume your GP had advised and discussed this with you? TBH if you are just post meno, you would be better starting with a sequi type so you can work out which dose of estrogen suits you best, and how you react to the 2 weeks of progestogen in sequi, before using a combined type all the time.

mermaidbright Mon 13-Nov-17 16:25:17

Polly, I have not had a period for 21 months.

PollyPerky Mon 13-Nov-17 17:04:23

That's ok in theory but there is no 'rule' about using conti HRT if you prefer not to. I am 10 years post meno and use sequi still as I prefer a cycle, not taking progestogen daily.

Crazygranny1 Sun 07-Oct-18 21:32:04

Hi I have just been prescribed Evorel cont patches to replace Ellese diet conti.. 2 days in & I feel terrible? Crampy tummy,tender breasts & emotional. Anyone had experience with this? X

HRTpatch Sun 07-Oct-18 21:33:18

It didn't suit me...I bled for 31 days!

Wileman25 Sat 20-Oct-18 12:34:21

Hi im new on this site but saw this and i was prescribed Evorel conti patches, and felt really tired , legs felt jumpie so i couldnt sit still and watch tv, had to walk around also had the runs, i have tryed all the herbal stuff goin and have had reactions to them and been told by doctors to stop taking them, but im so fed up of the menopause, and the way it makes me fee, and the painful, sex to the point i dont have sex anymore , so i went to see a doctor got put on these patches and still had reactions to them,
Has anyone else had probs like this or am i just a oddball lol x

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