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Drug information on E2 Gel (5 gm) (35%) (Estradiol) from Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

E2 Gel (5 gm) (35%)

  Gel
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Generic : Estradiol
 51.00
35%/5gm
5gm

Drug Name : Estradiol

Estradiol(Divigel Gel) generic E2 Gel (5 gm) (35%) is a hormone, prescribed for treating conditions due to menopause, treating vulval or vaginal atrophy, prostate cancer, and preventing osteoporosis (brittle bones). It is also used for estrogen replacement therapy after failure of the ovaries and to relieve the symptoms of breast cancer.
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Other Trade Names for Estradiol

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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) (35%) may be prescribed


Side effects of E2 Gel (5 gm) (35%)

  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) (35%)?

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

When is E2 Gel (5 gm) (35%) 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) (35%)

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) (35%)

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

Storage Conditions for E2 Gel (5 gm) (35%)

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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