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Drug information on E2 Gel (Estrogen) from Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

E2 Gel

  Gel
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Generic : Estrogen
 10.19
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 may be prescribed


Side effects of E2 Gel

   Genitourinary : Breast pain or tenderness, change in sexual desire, vaginal discharge, swelling, redness, burning, itching and irritation of the vagina.

   Gastrointestinal : Stomach upset, vomiting, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea and gas.

   Central Nervous System : Nervousness, depression, dizziness, tight muscles, weakness, tingling and movement disorders.

   Metabolic : Weight gain or loss and loss of appetite.

   Skin : Hair loss, unwanted hair growth and darkening of the skin.

   Musculoskeletal : Leg cramps and joint pain.

   Allergic Reactions : Rash, blisters, hives, itching, swelling of the eyes, face, tongue, throat, hands, arms, feet, ankles or lower legs, hoarseness, difficulty in breathing or swallowing.

   Miscellaneous : Sore throat, fever, chills, cough and other signs of infection.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- IV/IM/PO: The recommended dose range is 0.3 to 25mg.

How to use E2 Gel?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food once a day. It also comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.

When is E2 Gel not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with history of abnormal vaginal bleeding, liver disease, circulation disorders, known or suspected breast cancer, pregnancy and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for E2 Gel

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of endometriosis, uterine fibroids, asthma, migraine headaches, seizures, porphyria, very high or very low levels of calcium in blood, thyroid, liver, kidney, gallbladder or pancreatic disease, feminine characters in male, any allergy, elderly, who are taking other medications.

Other Precautions for E2 Gel

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for E2 Gel

Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.



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