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Estrogen (Transdermal)

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Estrogen Oestrogel, Divigel Adult

Estrogen (Transdermal) - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Estrogen (Transdermal) cause?

​The most common side effects include breast tenderness, headache, nausea, vomiting or even some skin irritation at site of application.

Consult your doctor about any symptom that becomes bothersome. Serious side effects such as blood clot formation are rare. However, report any severe pain or numbness in the arms, chest, and legs or feeling of breathlessness to your doctor.

Before taking Estrogen (Transdermal), what precautions must I follow?

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Estrogen (Transdermal)?

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  • Updated on Monday, April 1, 2013
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

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