Alora

Active Ingredient(s): Estradiol
FDA Approved: * December 20, 1996
Pharm Company: * WATSON LABS
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Alora Overview

Estradiol (E2), also spelled oestradiol, is an estrogen steroid hormone and the major female sex hormone. It is involved in the regulation of the estrous and menstrual female reproductive cycles. Estradiol is responsible for the development of female secondary sexual characteristics such as the breasts, widening of the hips, and a feminine pattern of fat distribution in women and is important in the development and maintenance of female reproductive tissues such as the mammary glands, uterus,...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estradiol

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I have always used the Alora Patch & love it. It really works for me. I have a question...I lost my job due to an injury on Seoptember 17, 2010 and am in need of these paches. I can not afford them & without them I am experiencing majior bad hot flashes. Do you know of anyone who could help. Like I sated, I lost my job, waiting for Social Security & do not have any income. Could you please let me know of anyone who can help. I appreciate your effort & will look forward to hearing from you. Carol A. Powers ## No, I'm sorry, but there doesn't appear to any assistance programs for this medication. Most assistance programs are for medications that are considered life sustaining, so they aren't often provided for others. Have you tried speaking to your doctor abou...

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I would like to hear from women using the Alora estrogen patch. I am currently using the Estradiol patch and find it does not want to stay stuck on for the full week. Is Alora better? ## The Alora patch stays on if you put it on dry skin. I try to keep it dry. I keep water off of it while bathing.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Estradiol
  • Cream: 0.01%
  • Emulsion: 0.25%, 2.5mg/g
  • Film, Extended Release: 0.014mg/24hr, 0.025mg/24hr, 0.025mg/day, 0.0375mg/24hr, 0.05mg/24hr, 0.06mg/24hr, 0.075mg/24hr, 0.1mg/24hr, n/a
  • Gel: 0.06%, 0.1%, 0.1% (0.25gm/packet), 0.1% (0.25mg/packet), 0.1% (0.5gm/packet), 0.1% (0.5mg/packet), 0.1% (1gm/packet), 0.1% (1mg/packet)
  • Gel, Metered: 0.06%, 0.06% (0.87gm/activation), 0.06% (1.25gm/activation)
  • Injection: 10mg/ml, 1mg/ml, 20mg/ml, 3mg/ml, 40mg/ml, 5mg/ml
  • Insert: 0.004mg, 0.01mg
  • Insert, Extended Release: 0.0075mg/24hr, 0.05mg/24hr, 0.1mg/24hr, 2mg
  • Powder: 100%
  • Spray: 1.53mg/spray
  • System: 0.025mg/day, 0.0375mg/day, 0.05mg/day, 0.075mg/day, 0.1mg/day
  • Tablet: 0.45mg, 0.5mg, 0.9mg, 1.5mg, 1.8mg, 10mcg, 10ugm, 1mg, 25mcg, 25mcg + 25ugm, 25ugm, 2mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Alora: (8 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0023-5885 Alora .025 mg/D Transdermal Patch by Allergan, Inc.
  • 0023-5886 Alora .05 mg/D Transdermal Patch by Allergan, Inc.
  • 0023-5887 Alora .075 mg/D Transdermal Patch by Allergan, Inc.
  • 0023-5888 Alora .1 mg/D Transdermal Patch by Allergan, Inc.
  • 52544-471 Alora .05 mg/D Transdermal Patch by Watson Pharma, Inc.
  • 52544-472 Alora .075 mg/D Transdermal Patch by Watson Pharma, Inc.
  • 52544-473 Alora .1 mg/D Transdermal Patch by Watson Pharma, Inc.
  • 52544-884 Alora .025 mg/D Transdermal Patch by Watson Pharma, Inc.

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