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Drug information on E2 Gel (5 gm) (0.06%) (Estradiol) from Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

E2 Gel (5 gm) (0.06%)

  Gel
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Generic : Estradiol
 10.20
0.06%/5gm
5gm
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which E2 Gel (5 gm) (0.06%) may be prescribed


Side effects of E2 Gel (5 gm) (0.06%)

  Central Nervous System: Headache, dizziness, sleeplessness, depression, anxiety, nervousness, migraine.

  Gastrointestinal: Abdominal distension, abdominal pain, flatulence, nausea, constipation, upset stomach , diarrhea, bleeding, toothache, tooth disorder.

  Skin: Rash, itching, inflammation of the skin, skin scar.

  Heart: Temporary loss of consciousness and posture, vein inflammation.

  Genitourinary: Abnormal bleeding during menstrual cycles, breast pain, breast tenderness, vaginal bleeding, vaginal discomfort, blood in urine, urinary incontinence.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Estradiol dosage varies according to indication and route of administration.

How to use E2 Gel (5 gm) (0.06%)?

It may be administered orally, as an intramuscular injection or applied to the skin or mucous membranes.

When is E2 Gel (5 gm) (0.06%) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity; undiagnosed vaginal bleeding; clot in blood vessels; breast cancer, estrogen-dependent tumor; disorders of certain enzymes; pregnancy.

Warnings and Precautions for E2 Gel (5 gm) (0.06%)

Conditions that become more severe with estrogen include fluid retention; increase in calcium level, poor blood flow to the brain, coronary artery disease, gall bladder diseases; lipid effects; familial defects of lipoprotein metabolism.

• May increase blood pressure, risk of blood clot in the vein, breast cancer, benign tumor of the liver, endometrial cancer, dementia and size of preexisting uterine fibroid.

• Dosage should be reduced in liver problem and during breastfeeding.

• It should not be used in children.

Other Precautions for E2 Gel (5 gm) (0.06%)

Monitor blood sugar level regularly, in case if you have diabetes.

Storage Conditions for E2 Gel (5 gm) (0.06%)

Store it at room temperature.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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