Estradiol (Absorbed through the skin)
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Estradiol (Absorbed through the skin)

Estradiol (es-tra-DYE-ol)

Treats hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause or low estrogen.

Brand Name(s):

Divigel, EstroGel, Evamist

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to estradiol, or if you have liver disease, breast cancer, or certain other types of cancer. Do not use it if you have a history of blood clotting problems, or if you had a heart attack or stroke. Do not use this medicine if you may be pregnant, or if you have unusual vaginal bleeding that has not been checked by your doctor.

How to Use This Medicine:

Liquid Mixture, Gel/Jelly, Spray

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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