Elestrin vs Estrogel

Elestrin
(Rx)
Estrogel
(Rx)
Elestrin is a female sex hormones - estrogen.
Estrogel is a female sex hormones - estrogen.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.7
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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December 15, 2006
February 9, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
454 Discussions
4,546 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Elestrin is prescribed for Hot Flashes and Night Sweats and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is used in HRT.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for HRT
#2 for Hot Flashes
#3 for Night Sweats
Estrogel is prescribed for Hot Flashes and Night Sweats and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is used in HRT.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ele
Hair Loss
9
Anxiety
9
Weight Gain
7
Nausea
6
Feeling Bad
3
High Blood Pressure
3
Bloating
3
Itching
2
Sleep Disorders
2
Dizziness
2
Est
Anxiety
7
Insomnia
6
Weight Gain
6
Bloating
3
Itching
3
Hair Loss
3
Dizziness
2
Palpitations
2
Joint Pain
2
Burning
1
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Hair Loss
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3
Anxiety
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7
Weight Gain
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7
6
Nausea
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Est
6
0
Feeling Bad
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Est
3
0
High Blood Pressure
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Est
3
0
Bloating
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Est
3
3
Itching
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Est
2
3
Sleep Disorders
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Est
2
0
Dizziness
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Est
2
2
Anxiety
Est
Ele
7
9
Insomnia
Est
Ele
6
0
Weight Gain
Est
Ele
6
7
Bloating
Est
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3
3
Itching
Est
Ele
3
2
Hair Loss
Est
Ele
3
9
Dizziness
Est
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2
2
Palpitations
Est
Ele
2
0
Joint Pain
Est
Ele
2
0
Burning
Est
Ele
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Elestrin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Estrogel and alcohol.
Method of use
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Transdermal Gel
Transdermal Gel
Dosages
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Gel: 0.87 gram/actuation
Gel: 1.25 gram/actuation
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Estradiol
Estradiol
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Elestrin and Estrogel: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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