Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Talk to your doctor about treating your moderate to severe symptoms associated with menopause. Together you and your doctor can decide what the best treatment option is. It can be helpful to plan ahead for your doctor's visit by having a list of questions prepared. Print out this list and bring it with you to your appointment.

Questions About Menopause

  • What should I expect?
  • What causes symptoms associated with menopause such as hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal atrophy and dryness?
  • Would a healthier lifestyle, such as proper diet, exercise, and sleep, or reducing stress, help reduce my symptoms?
  • When should I consider hormone therapy for my menopause symptoms?
  • Why is it possible to experience bleeding if I'm in menopause?
  • Where can I get more information about menopause?

Questions About Treatment Options

  • What are the risks and benefits of hormone therapy?
  • If I choose hormone therapy, will I be on it for the rest of my life?
  • What are the benefits of transdermal hormone therapy?
  • Am I a candidate for transdermal hormone therapy?

Questions About COMBIPATCH®

  • Is COMBIPATCH right for me?
  • How is COMBIPATCH different from hormone therapy pills?
  • Which COMBIPATCH dosing regimen is right for me?
  • How do I apply COMBIPATCH?
  • How long will it take to feel a difference in my symptoms?
  • What are the side effects of COMBIPATCH?
  • What bleeding pattern should I expect?
  • What do I do if the patch falls off?