Divigel

Active Ingredient(s): Estradiol
FDA Approved: * June 4, 2007
Pharm Company: * UPSHER SMITH
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".



Divigel 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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I'm 61 and have had a hysterectomy 30 years ago. Is it safe for me to stop taking divigel? ## HI, Marlene! Are you taking just the Divigel by itself? It's been found to be dangerous to just take unopposed Estrogens and this contains one of them, Estradiol. Have you had any symptoms, such as weight gain around your hips, stomach and thighs that you can't lose? Hot flashes? Night sweats? Headaches? Feeling irritable or emotional? If so, then that will likely give you your answer, since they are most often caused by too much estrogen. Up until a a few years ago, conventional medical thinking was that such symptoms were caused by the decrease in estrogen that occurs after menopause, be it natural or surgically induced. However, it has since been discovered that such symptoms are...

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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 Divigel: (8 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0245-0880 Divigel .25 mg/g Topical Gel by Upsher-smith Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0245-0881 Divigel .5 mg/g Topical Gel by Upsher-smith Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0245-0882 Divigel 1 mg/g Topical Gel by Upsher-smith Laboratories, Inc.
  • 54868-6056 Divigel 1 mg/g Topical Gel by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 68025-065 Divigel .25 mg/g Topical Gel by Vertical Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 68025-066 Divigel .5 mg/g Topical Gel by Vertical Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 68025-067 Divigel 1 mg/g Topical Gel by Vertical Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 68025-083 Divigel .75 mg/.75g Topical Gel by Vertical Pharmaceuticals, LLC

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