Estrogel

Last Update February 4, 2016
Estradiol (E2 or 17 -estradiol, also oestradiol) is a sex hormone. Estradiol is abbreviated E2 as it has 2 hydroxyl groups in it...
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2.6
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Positive 332 "...on and off since I was 25. I just started using Estrogel 9 days ago and I've noticed improvement already. I... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 262 "...hands, was unbearable. Stopped Estrogel 6 months ago, but still having aches and pains all over my body. Any... "Read more negative discussions
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I just stated using estrogel ..... Had a complete hysterectomy 5years ago and already had gained 50 pounds and definitely don't want to gain more .... Should I continue on estrogel ? Very worried

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I'm also on progesterone and estrogel, I've been using them for about 5 weeks and while I have gained some weight, the swollen bloated feeling that I have to deal with is unbearable, I thought I was loosing my mind because I feelth like I had gained 40lbs... I was very uncomfortable. Nothing is worth me feeling the way I do right now..

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has worked very well for me. The hot flashes, vaginal...
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" Estrogel has worked very well for me. The hot flashes, vaginal dryness and overall moodiness have improved greatly. The only adverse... "

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P who immediately started me on Estrogel. It's eliminated m...
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" ...the whole hormone issue, so I went to my GP who immediately started me on Estrogel. It's eliminated my hot flashes and reduced my vaginal dryness... "

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Will give it some time, but I find it hasn't helped...
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" I've used Estrogel for 10 days. It has made my breasts swollen. Will give it some time, but I... "

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use Estrogel and I use two pumps a night. I am 7 months p...
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" Hi I use Estrogel and I use two pumps ...out a proper dosage. the only symptom i'm experiencing and trying to get under... "

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coz am experiencing hot flashes and dryness.it works...
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" ...my tah post op.my doc gave me hrt therapy estrogel coz am experiencing hot flashes and dryness.it works.its good... "

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to Estrogel in December because the ring didn't last...
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" I switched to Estrogel in December because the ring ...3 months. I started have night sweats and headaches around the ...was in. I also had... "

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has put me on estrogel to help relieve vaginal dryness...
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" My doctor has put me on estrogel to help relieve vaginal dryness and sleeplessness , and... "

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and brain fog, but taking estrogel now, so I think I'm...
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" ...starts right away. I've had a few hot flashes and brain fog, but taking estrogel now, so I think I'm... "

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20,176 discussions
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Facts about Estrogel

Estrogel insert
How do I obtain Estrogel?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Estrogel?
Transdermal Gel
What dosages are available?
1.25gram/actuation
Food instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
Estradiol
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