Relieves hot flashes due to menopause.
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Divigel (Estradiol Gel) comes in 3 different strengths. It uses lower doses of estrogen than other hormone replacements and is easy to use and apply.
- (1) 30 packets of 1mg gel carton
- Cost for (1) 30 packets of 1mg gel carton of Divigel (Estradiol Gel) at pharmacies
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- Divigel (Estradiol Gel) replenishes estrogen to your whole body and relieves multiple symptoms due to low estrogen (hot flashes, vaginal dryness).
- Good for people who don't want to take daily pills.
- The pre-measured packets are easy to use and can be taken anywhere.
- Fewer side effects than pills since there are lower amounts of estrogen in topical gels.
- In studies, when people used low doses of Divigel (Estradiol Gel), their symptoms started to improve in 5 weeks and they felt continued improvement over 8 to 12 weeks. People using the highest doses of Divigel (Estradiol Gel) felt better in just 2 weeks.
- Divigel (Estradiol Gel) is available in 3 strengths.
- Very few women (less than 1%) had skin irritation from the medicine.
- Can lower your risk of fractures by keeping your bones healthy. Make sure you also get enough calcium and Vitamin D.
- Improves mood, energy, and mental alertness for some people.
- Increases your risk of endometrial and breast cancer.
- If you have your uterus, you have to use Divigel (Estradiol Gel) with another hormone called progestin to lower your risk of uterine cancer.
- Increases your risk of developing blood clots and stroke.
- Can't be used in people with liver problems.
- It's possible to expose other people to the estrogen before it's absorbed by your skin.
- Can be expensive since it's only available as a brand name product.
Side effect rates for Divigel (Estradiol Gel)
- Breast tenderness
- Common cold
- Ear, nose, or throat infection
- Vaginal mycosis
Risks and Warnings for Divigel (Estradiol Gel)Skip risks section. Skip to common concerns section.
- Higher risk if:
- › Using estrogen for more than one year
Vaginal bleeding after menopause can be a warning sign of uterus (endometrial) cancer, so let your doctor know if you notice any unusual bleeding. When estrogen is prescribed to women after menopause who still have a uterus, progestin should be used with it to lower the risk of cancer. Low-dose vaginal estrogen products are often a better choice than oral pills for women 65 years or older who have vaginal symptoms.
This is a black box warning. The FDA requires this warning when there is a significant risk of serious or life-threatening effects that anyone taking the drug should consider.
Common concerns from people taking Divigel (Estradiol Gel)Final section. Do you want to return to drug navigation?
- The gel is alcohol-based and flammable, so you shouldn't smoke while applying it.
- Can cause nausea, dizziness, bloating, and breast tenderness.