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Don’t wait to talk with your doctor

The only once-weekly combination dose patch designed to reduce moderate to severe hot flashes due to menopause and prevent postmenopausal osteoporosis in women with an intact uterus. If you use Climara Pro® only to prevent osteoporosis due to menopause, talk with your healthcare provider about whether a different treatment or medicine without estrogens might be better for you.

Get ready for a productive conversation about treating your postmenopausal symptoms—the moderate to severe hot flashes and prevention of osteoporosis. Make an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible. 

 

Here are some tips that can help you prepare:

Write down
any questions
you may have.

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Keep a record of your symptoms, such as hot flashes and anything else you think may be related to the menopausal changes in your body. 

Use the list below to help you organize important information to share with your doctor.

Hot flashes

Hot flashes

  • At what age and approximate date did you begin noticing hot flashes? 
    • Number of episodes per day? Per week?
  • What is the most common time of day or night that your hot flashes occur? 
  • What triggers your hot flashes? (eg, spicy food, warm rooms, caffeinated drinks, stress) 
  • How long do your hot flashes usually last?
  • What’s the intensity of your hot flashes on a scale of 1 to 5? (1=barely noticeable with minor discomfort; 5=extreme discomfort and/or excessive sweating)
  • How many nights per week is your sleep interrupted by hot flashes? 
Osteoporosis

Bone strength

  • Has there been any change in your height since your periods became irregular?                     
  • Have you had any bone fractures since you began experiencing menopausal symptoms? What is the approximate date and location of these fractures?
  • If you’ve had a bone scan, bring the results with you during  your next doctor’s appointment
  • Be sure to discuss your current exercise and activities (eg, walking, weight-bearing exercises, swimming, jogging, yoga)

Hot flashes

Hot flashes
  • At what age and approximate date did you begin noticing hot flashes?           
    • Number of episodes per day? Per week?
  • What is the most common time of day or night that your hot flashes occur? 
  • What triggers your hot flashes? (eg, spicy food, warm rooms, caffeinated drinks, stress) 
  • How long do your hot flashes usually last?
  • What’s the intensity of your hot flashes on a scale of 1 to 5? (1=barely noticeable with minor discomfort;     5=extreme discomfort and/or excessive sweating)
  • How many nights per week is your sleep interrupted by hot flashes? 

Bone Strength

Osteoporosis
  • Has there been any change in your height since your periods became irregular?                     
  • Have you had any bone fractures since you began experiencing menopausal symptoms? What is the approximate date and location of these fractures?
  • If you’ve had a bone scan, bring the results with you during  your next doctor’s appointment
  • Be sure to discuss your current exercise and activities (eg, walking, weight-bearing exercises, swimming, jogging, yoga)

If you're ready to take action,
ask your doctor if Climara Pro
® is right for you.