Estradiol is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone that regulates many processes in the body. Estradiol topical (for the skin) is used to treat certain symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, and vaginal dryness, burning, and irritation. Estradiol topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Elestrin, which is estradiol 0.06%,is a colorless and a non-staining gel which is supplied in a metered-dose and non-aerosol pump container. It is also a form of estrogen, which is a hormone in females responsible for regulating a number of processes that take place in the body. Elestrin treats symptoms of menopause. They include vaginal dryness, hot flashes, vagina irritation and burning.
Elestrin (estradiol topical) is a female hormone (estrogen) that is a medication used to reduce severe hot flashes after menopause. Unlike most of the hormonal drugs that are in the form of injections, Elestrin is administered topically where it is absorbed by the skin to be picked by the blood into the blood stream. The drug may also help in reducing other symptoms such as vaginal dryness, burning and itching that are associated with menopause. Estrogen deficiency causes all these symptoms, and this is what Elestrin solves. Elestrin works by boosting the levels of estrogen in the body to eliminate the menopause symptoms. The drug is supplied as cream and it is for topical application only.