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Bioidentical Estradiol Cream Side Effects
Yes: But not necessary. Once a day is sufficient. ...Read more
Estrace (estradiol) cream, when used regularly will increase blood flow the the vulva, vagina and urethra. It will help with lubrication and increase the thickness and elasticity of the tissues. It will also help prevent both bladder and vaginal infections.
Sexual response should be improved.
There should not be any effects throughout the body unless the higher than recommended dose is used. ...Read more
I have been prescribed estrace (estradiol) cream 0.01%, long term, it is very expensive, is there a cheaper option, and are there serious riks involved with this?
1000 mcg make up 1 mg so
100 mcg = 0.1 mg
10 mcg = 0.01 mg
1 mcg = 0.001
so, the 0.1 mg dose is 10 times stronger than the 10 mcg dose.
I hope this helps! . ...Read more
She has used diff creams for severe dryness whc is itchy & painful. Even estrace (estradiol) cream was used 3 nights but no effect. Can u recommend other cream?
I insert estrace (estradiol) cream at night, but then it leaks out the next day. Am I still getting the full dose of it?
Started using estrace (estradiol) cream-when it starts leaking out the next day is burning normal?
51yo, just given estrace (estradiol) cream. Insert suggests not smoking. I am a smoker. I thought this type was not systemic. Should I use it? Replens no help.
If your taking prometrium (micronized progesterone) & estradiol cream for perimenopause symptoms while still menstruating, what's the best way to take these both?
Specialist: That really requires a specialist and individual care. If your periods are regular sometimes timing the Estradiol to your natural body and the Prometrium (micronized progesterone) to your natural period is easiest. Sometimes daily Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is easiest to try to get rid of your period. It takes a little trial and error in the perimenopause to get a good regimen for you. ...Read more
Estrace (estradiol): Common side effects of Estrace (estradiol) include headaches, breast tenderness, irregular vaginal bleeding, abdominal cramps, nausea, voming, hair loss, high bp, high blood sugar, fluid retention, and enlargement of uterine fibroids. More serious side effects include blood clots, heart attacks, strokes, gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, allergic reactions or cancer of uterus, ovaries or breasts. ...Read more
Trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol): All birth control in the U.S. have a number of possible side effects, but the FDA makes them all list a the same ones no matter what pill it is. Google trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) PDF, which is the prescribing info and get the list that way. ...Read more