Treatments from only £4.99 per month
Elleste Solo treats symptoms of the post menopause for women who have had a hysterectomy. It’s available in patches and tablets. It’s easy to use and life changing for many women whose life has been seriously impacted by hormonal changes, helping you take back control.
Treatments from only £4.99 per month
You can buy Elleste Solo online from EveAdam, safely, securely and conveniently. Subscriptions mean there’s no need to queue at the pharmacy or go to the doctor’s surgery for an appointment. Your first order will arrive the next working day and then you can schedule how often you want your prescription delivered to your door.
No. Elleste Solo is a prescription medication, as its use will need monitoring by your clinician. A consultation with a prescriber is important to assess if the treatment is safe for you. It will also allow you to get advice on other aspects of the menopause and how to manage its symptoms.
What if I told you there was a way to buy Elleste Solo online and have it delivered to your door, as and when you need it? That’s no making an appointment at the doctors, no waiting rooms and no queueing at the pharmacy.
That’s the service EveAdam offers; all you have to do is fill in the online questionnaire and one of our UK registered clinicians will provide the most suitable treatments for you. You can have Elleste Solo delivered in discreet packaging every month, three months, six months or nine months.
Start your EveAdam consultation and let us do the rest.
The good news is that there is no difference in effectiveness between Elleste Solo tablets and patches, it really depends on you. Some people may get some skin irritation from the patches, while others may have difficulties swallowing tablets. Whatever the reason you make your choice, you can rest assured that you’re getting the most from the treatment.
Elleste Solo, as the name suggests, contains one active ingredient, a synthetic version of the hormone oestrogen called estradiol. It’s a continuous form of HRT (more on that later). Oestrogen only hormone replacement therapies are prescribed to women who have gone through the menopause and no longer have their period, and have had a hysterectomy.
Elleste Solo estradiol tablets and patches can also be prescribed to prevent osteoporosis, a bone condition that becomes more likely after the menopause, causing deformities and brittle bones.
Elleste Solo has two dosages for each form. Elleste Solo 1mg tablets and the stronger 2mg dosage are mirrored by Elleste Solo MX 40 and MX 80 for the patch. It’s likely you will be prescribed the lower dosage to begin with and it will be increased only if it proves to be ineffective for you.
If you’re uncertain about whether your dose is right for you, if it isn’t effective, or if it's causing you side effects, let our clinician know via your EveAdam account. They can discuss adjusting your dose with you if appropriate.
EveAdam’s subscription model is perfectly suited to HRT as it’s vital that you take it without gaps. This means having to stay on top of your prescriptions. By having it delivered as and when you need it, that’s one less thing to worry about.
It all starts with a consultation with our registered clinician. They can make tailored treatment recommendations for you, based on your medical background. You then choose your HRT treatment and your delivery schedule, and we’ll do the rest.
No faff. No fuss.
Elleste Solo has no specific instructions other than to take it daily, preferably at the same time. It should be swallowed whole with water and can be taken with or without food. Always take the treatment as recommended by your prescribing clinician.
The instructions for patches are a little more complicated than tablets, but still very easy to follow. You will need to place the patch on a hairless piece of skin below the waistline. Never place the patch on the breasts or where you might wear elastic, such as the waist. You shouldn't use the patch after applying cream or talc. Once finished, fold the patch onto itself so the sticking side is covered then throw away in the bin. Never flush your HRT patch down the toilet.
If you still have regular periods, HRT needs to be taken on the first day of bleeding, otherwise you can start to take it straight away, which is only relevant if you’re taking a separate progesterone treatment alongside Elleste. If you’re changing from another type of HRT, you should take your first Elleste Solo the day after you finish the previous treatment unless your clinician has instructed you otherwise.
If you forget to change your patch at the right time, change it as soon as you can. But stick to your usual schedule when it comes to sticking on your next patch. You may get some breakthrough bleeding or spotting.
For tablets, take the tablet as soon as you remember it. Don’t take double to make up for the missed tablet. If you still have your period and are taking a separate progesterone, you may experience spotting as a result of the drop in hormones.
Most women are able to use Elleste Solo without any significant side effects, but it’s still important to know what to look out for. The most common side effects associated with Elleste Solo occur in up to one in ten of patients and include: nausea, pain in the abdomen, breakthrough bleeding, weight changes, swelling of the legs, mood swings, anxiety, headaches, irregular cycles, rashes and changes in libido.
While rare, HRT can increase your risk of certain serious conditions. These include: breast cancer, endometrial hyperplasia, memory loss, ovarian cancer, strokes, heart disease and blood clots.
Signs of a blood clot include: difficulty breathing, sudden chest pain and swelling of the leg. If you notice any of these symptoms you should seek immediate medical attention.
Any substance comes with the risk of causing an allergic reaction and Elleste Solo is no different. While highly unlikely, it’s important to know what to look for in case it does occur. If you notice any of the following, it could be a sign of a serious allergic reaction that will need immediate medical attention: swelling of the face, throat, lips or tongue, severe rashes, hives and itching and breathing difficulties.
Suitable alternatives to Elleste Solo will depend on a number of factors. They might include whether you are perimenopausal or post menopausal, whether you tolerate tablets or patches more easily and whether or not you’ve had a hysterectomy. There are many brands to choose from too. When you’ve finished the online questionnaire for your EveAdam subscription, one of our UK registered clinicians will be able to offer you a range of suitable treatments.
In short, yes. Elleste Solo and Zumenon contain the same active ingredient, estradiol hemihydrate, and in the same dosages, 1mg and 2mg. The only difference between the two is packaging, name and price. Elleste Solo is a little cheaper.
You should make sure that you read the patient information leaflet that comes with your treatment before using Elleste Solo.
If you’re uncertain about anything, or have any questions, let our prescriber know via your EveAdam account. They should be able to help.
There are some circumstances that will make use of Elleste Solo unsuitable. It’s therefore important that you tell your prescribing clinician about any conditions you have or are prone to as well as any treatment that you’re taking or have recently taken. This includes supplements.
You should not take Elleste Solo if you have any of the following: breast cancer or any cancer that can be influenced by oestrogen, bleeding from the vagina that is unexplained, untreated thickening of the lining of the womb (endometrial hyperplasia), blood clots or clotting disorders, strokes, angina, heart attacks, liver disease, allergies to any of its ingredients and porphyria (a genetic blood condition).
Some treatments might interfere in how Elleste Solo works and might make use of Elleste Solo unsuitable. These include medications for the following conditions: epilepsy, tuberculosis and HIV. The herbal treatment St John’s wort should also be avoided when taking HRT.
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