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Oestrogel Gel

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Salt Composition : Estradiol

Manufacturer : BHARAT SERUMS & VACCINES LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 726
Price :566
You Save :160 (22%)

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Introduction to Oestrogel Gel

Oestrogel gel (vaginal Hormone Replacement Therapy) is a hormonal drug belonging to the category called Oestrogen (Female reproductive hormone), which contains an active ingredient called estradiol. It is indicated to treat menopausal symptoms such as 'vaginal atrophy' (dryness or irritation of the vagina) in elderly women who have passed the stage of menopause. Individuals allergic to Oestrogel gel or any of the ingredients should inform their doctor before administration of the medicine. 

Inform your doctor if you have vaginal bleeding, heart, kidney, lung or liver problems, diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure, or hearing disorder. Consult your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant or think you may be pregnant or while you are breastfeeding. Speak with your doctor about your medical history to the doctor. It will be useful for him to treat you based on your health.


Uses of Oestrogel Gel

  • Relieve menopausal symptoms of 'vaginal atrophy' (in the vagina such as dryness or irritation)

Therapeutic Effects of Oestrogel Gel

Menopausal symptoms are caused by a drop in estrogen levels in a woman's body. Oestrogel gel replaces estrogen (female sex hormone) and prevents the symptoms of menopause, like vaginal irritation or dryness.


Interaction of Oestrogel Gel with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Oestrogel gel and can cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Oestrogel Gel

  • Protect from moisture
  • Store Oestrogel gel at 25˚C
  • Keep children away from the sight and reach of this medication.

How to consume Oestrogel Gel

Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Make sure that the application area is clean, dry and there is no broken skin. Wash your hands properly after using the Oestrogel gel. Contact your doctor if you have any doubts.


Safety Advices for Oestrogel Gel

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Pregnancy

  

Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Make sure that the application area is clean, dry and there is no broken skin. Wash your hands properly after using the Oestrogel gel. Contact your doctor if you have any doubts.

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Breast Feeding

  

The medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Notify your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby think you may be pregnant.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Oestrogel gel is excreted in breast milk. Consult your doctor before using it. Seek your doctor for more information.

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Liver

  

Inform your physician about any underlying lung disorders before taking Oestrogel gel, as this medication should be used cautiously in lung disease patients. Inform your physician about any underlying liver disorders before taking Oestrogel gel, as this medication should be used cautiously in liver disease patients.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether it is safe to consume alcohol under medication. So, it is recommended to consult your doctor before taking medicine.

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Driving

  

It is unknown whether Oestrogel gel alters driving ability. However, if you experience side effects like tiredness or drowsiness, avoid driving and using machines.


Side Effects of Oestrogel Gel

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Common

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Discharge or discomfort.

Word of Advice

It is recommended to examine your breast (mammogram) to avoid the risk of breast cancer caused by the drug and inform your doctor if you have any changes in skin color. Always make sure that you have washed your hands before and after the use of the gel. Don't apply it on your breast, eye, or other part of the body apart from the application site. Inform your doctor if you have uterus cancer or a history of blood clots.


FAQs

Q 1. What are the precautions I need to take while taking Oestrogel gel?

Inform your medical history to the doctor. It will be useful for him to treat you based on your health. Inform your doctor if you have kidney, liver, or heart disease, diabetes, gall bladder problems, or asthma before starting to use the medicine.

Q 2. Can I take Oestrogel gel if I have a history of allergies to it?

Consult your doctor if you are allergic to Oestrogel gel or any of the ingredients before starting the medicine.

Q 3. What happens if a pregnant woman takes Oestrogel gel?

It is not recommended for premenopausal women or pregnant women, as it may cause undesirable side effects if it is used during the period of pregnancy.

Q 4. Is there any possibility of having breast cancer when I use this gel.

Yes, the drug may cause breast cancer as a side effect. So, it is advised that you examine your breasts while under medication.

Q 5. How can I use Oestrogel gel gel?

Spread the Oestrogen as thinly as possible over your arm from wrist to shoulder. Never apply estrogen directly to the breast. Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Make sure that the application area is clean and dry, and there is no broken skin. Wash your hands properly after using the Oestrogel gel. Contact your doctor if you have any doubts.


Fact Box of Oestrogel Gel

Molecule name: Estradiol

Therapeutic class: Hormones

Pharmacological class: Androgen

Indications: 

1. Relieve menopausal symptoms of vaginal atrophy (in the vagina such as dryness or irritation)


References

  1. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Europe B.V., Electronics Medicines Compendium (EMC), [ Revised on Feb 2022], [ Accessed on Sep 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/14394/pil
  2. Pfizer Inc. US Food and Drug administration, [Revised on December 2004], [Accessed on Sep 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2005/085470s015lbl.pdf
  3. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Androgens and drugs for erectile dysfunction, 7th edition, 2013, 296-300.

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