Estrogel

Active Ingredient(s): Estradiol
FDA Approved: * February 9, 2004
Pharm Company: * ASCEND
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".



Estrogel 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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after using the meprate tablet of 10 mg for 5 days like per day morning 1 and evening by how many minimum ladies will be getting

after using the meprate tablet of 10 mg for 5 days like per day morning 1 and evening 1 by how many days minimum ladies will be getting periods ## I m taking meprate tablet for getting period regular.i m 31 years ## I had laproscopic for an anti mullar hormone, and haven't had my regular period now. I used meprate tablets to induce my period but it's been almost 7 days of using these tablets and I still didn't have my period. ## hi,I'm 33years,I have hydrosalpinx..I had lapscropy and hysteroscopy in June..married for seven years but unable to conceive a baby also..after operation doctor gave me a estrogel,meprate n foil acidi..after taking this medicine I had a periods but now I took the meprate it's been already 10days stopping the meprate,I'm not getting my per...

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Just started estrogel and have some questions

I just turned 50; been having terrible night sweats for past 3-5 years. Last year I had a uterine ablation/removal of polyps, so have not had my period for almost a year (yeah!). However I am probably periodically ovulating. More recently have been having waves of panic. My obgyn put me on estrogel (1pump at night) and prometrium 10 days ago. She said If I still have night sweats after 1 week, take 2 pumps of the estrogel. My question are 1) is it normal to have abdominal cramping on/off while taking estrogel? and if not, should I still increase to 2 pumps since the night sweats have not changed? 2) When I had my hormone levels checked last year my estradiol was 122; is this too high to be taking estrogel? I would appreciate any words of wisdom here. Thanks. ## Just curious. Did your ab...

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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, 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 Estrogel: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 17139-613 Estrogel .75 mg/1.25g Transdermal Gel, Metered by Ascend Therapeutics, Inc.
  • 17139-617 Estrogel .75 mg/1.25g Transdermal Gel, Metered by Ascend Therapeutics, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Estradiol or a similar ingredient: (244 results)


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