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Estradiol: Transdermal patch - Biweekly (0.025mg)

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Estradiol 0.025mg/24hr Transdermal System (Twice-Weekly)

NDC: 007817129
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Menopause, Oophorectomy, Hypogonadism, Hot Flashes, Osteoporosis Prophylaxis, Atrophic Vaginitis, Ovarian Failure

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F
Estradiol 0.025mg/24hr Transdermal System (Twice-Weekly)

Reported Side Effects for Estradiol 0.025mg/24hr Transdermal System (Twice-Weekly)

Yeast Infection Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Endometrial Hyperplasia Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Skin Irritation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breakthrough Bleeding Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breast Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Estradiol 0.025mg/24hr Transdermal System (Twice-Weekly)

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Estradiol 0.025mg/24hr Transdermal System (Twice-Weekly)(Estradiol)
Grapefruit juice and Estrogens(Estradiol)
Grapefruit juice and grapefruit-containing foods may increase the side effects of estrogen in some females, such as nausea, breast tenderness, headache or fluid retention. There may be no interaction. Do not significantly change your grapefruit intake while taking estrogens for hormone replacement therapy or as part of hormonal birth control products. Report any unusual side effects, like unusual non-menstrual vaginal bleeding, promptly for evaluation.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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