Elestrin

Active Ingredient(s): Estradiol
FDA Approved: * December 15, 2006
Pharm Company: * BIOSANTE
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".



Elestrin 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 female-associated pattern of fat distribution and is important in the development and maintenance of female reproductive tissues such as the mammary glands, uterus,...

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Is there more than one size of bottle? It does NOT last a full month!!!

The Elestrin web site says that the pump will give 100 pumps. There is NO WAY the bottle I have gives that many. I counted and logged the results for 4 months straight. I got 42, 42, 40 and 44 pumps out of the bottles. The one month that I got 44 I tried very hard to not give a full pump each day. For me, that is only 21 days, 21 days, 20 days and 22 days, respectively. I am at a loss that the company claims that a bottle will last for 100 pumps. That would be 50 days or almost 2 months for my, 2 pump a day directions from my doctor. I use one pump per arm per day! Anyone else have this issue? I am stumped about WHY I only get 42-44 pumps per bottle. I have been on Elestrin for several months--the results are the same for me. What do I do for the other approximate 10 days per month?? ##...

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Hormone Replacement Therapy

I AM GOING ONTO MEDICARE THEY DO NOT PAY FOR THE EXPENSIVE ELESTRIN AND PROMETRIUM THAT I PRESENTLY USED. I WANT TO USE ESTERFIED ESTROGENS/METHYL HSTAB MTEST AND MEDROXYPROGESTERONE 2.5 MY GYNO SAY I AM SAYING COST V CANCER IS SHE RIGHT I STILL CAN'T AFFORD ELLESTRIN AND PROMETRIUM WHAT CAN I USE I AM 64 IN PERFECT HEALTH NO PROBLEMS EXCEPT OSTEOPOROSIS WHICH EVERYONE AGREES THE HRT SHOULD HELP - I AM GETTING CONFUSED AS TO WHAT TO DO, PERFECT NO MEDICATION CHOLESTEROL, BLOOD PRESSURE, 5'4" 122. PLS ANYONE WITH SUGGESTIONS. ## There are risks associated with the use of HRT of any type, the risk is not lessened just because one has a brand name, nor is it suddenly a higher risk if one is a generic version. As long as you are aware of the possible risks, they remain the same,...

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Elestrin

apply elestrin to what part of the body? ## Elestrin contains Estradiol, it is most commonly used topically to help treat menopause symptoms. According to the prescribing instructions, it should be applied once daily to the upper arm, however, if your doctor or pharmacist has given you different instructions, you should follow their advice Is there anything else I can help you with?

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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 Elestrin: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0037-4801 Elestrin .52 mg/g Topical Gel, Metered by Meda Pharmaceuticals
  • 0037-4802 Elestrin .52 mg/g Topical Gel, Metered by Meda Pharmaceuticals
  • 18860-480 Elestrin .6 mg/g Transdermal Gel by Jazz Pharmaceuticals Commercial Corp.
  • 18860-490 Elestrin .6 mg/g Transdermal Gel by Jazz Pharmaceuticals Commercial Corp.

Other drugs which contain Estradiol or a similar ingredient: (257 results)

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apply elestrin to what part of the body? ## Elestrin contains Estradiol, it is most commonly used topically to help trea... 1 reply




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