ESTRADIOL GEL - TRANSDERMAL
Common Brand Name(s): Estrogel
Phonetic Pronunciation: (ES-tra-DYE-ol)
Information last revised August 2010
What does ESTRADIOL GEL - TOPICAL look like?
Divigel 0.25 mg (0.1 %) Transdermal Gel Packet
Elestrin 0.87 gram/Actuation (0.06%) Transdermal Gel Pump
Divigel 0.5 mg (0.1 %) Transdermal Gel Packet
Divigel 1 mg (0.1 %) Transdermal Gel Packet
ESTROGEL 1.25 gram/Actuation (0.06%) Transdermal Gel Pump
This medication is a female hormone (estrogen). It is usually used in women who no longer produce the amount of estrogen they produced before menopause. It is a very effective treatment for reducing a common menopause symptom (intense feelings of warmth and sweating known as hot flashes). If you need treatment for vaginal menopause symptoms only (e.g., vaginal dryness), products applied directly inside the vagina should be considered before medications that are taken by mouth, absorbed through the skin, or injected.
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