Active Ingredient(s): Estradiol
FDA Approved: * July 23, 1975
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".

Estrace 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. It is also important in the development and maintenance of female reproductive tissues such as the mammary glands, ute...

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does this pill have a progestrian in it? will it cause me to gain weight? ## I have been taking this and have been gaining weight. Does this pill cause weight gain. ## Almost all hormone tablets cause some amount of weight gain. If it continues to be a problem, please consult your doctor. ## I am 48 yrs old. I had a partial hit my 4yrs ago. I still have my ovaries. 1 yr after surgery, I started the hot flashes.weight gain and vaginal dryness. While on Estrace cream. Vaginal dryness is still an issue. Not to mention 0 see drive. This past week my doctor prescribed est estrogen 1.25 mg tabs.I filled it this morning. I am so skeptical on starting them. I am afraid of side affects or what ifmy symptoms get worse. I eed more pros n cons a out this med. Please help.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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: 0.014mg/24hr, 0.025mg/24hr, 0.025mg/day, 0.0375mg/24hr, 0.0375mg/day, 0.05mg/24hr, 0.05mg/day, 0.075mg/24hr, 0.075mg/day, 0.1mg/24hr, 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 Estrace: (9 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0430-0720 Estrace 0.5 mg Oral Tablet by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 0430-0721 Estrace 1 mg Oral Tablet by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 0430-0722 Estrace 2 mg Oral Tablet by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 0430-3754 Estrace .1 mg/g Vaginal Cream by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 50090-2321 Estrace .1 mg/g Vaginal Cream by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 54868-0494 Estrace 1 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-0495 Estrace 2 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-0496 Estrace .1 mg/g Vaginal Cream by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-4430 Estrace 0.5 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Estradiol or a similar ingredient: (271 results)

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