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Estradiol

Brand names: ACTIVELLA (in combination) ACTIVELLE (in combination) ALORA AMABELZ (in combination) ANGELIQ (in combination) BIJUVA (in combination) CLIMARA CLIMARA PRO (in combination) CLIMEN (in combination) COMBIPATCH (in combination) CYCLACUR (in combination) DELESTROGEN DEPO-ESTRADIOL DIVIGEL DOTTI ELESTRIN ESTALIS (in combination) ESTRACE ESTRADOT ESTRING ESTROFEM ESTROGEL EVAMIST FEMOSTON (in combination) FEMRING FEMSEVEN FEMSEVENCOMBI (in combination) GYNODIAN DEPOT (in combination) IMVEXXY KLIOGEST (in combination) LINOLADIOL LOPREEZA (in combination) LYLLANA MENOSTAR MIMVEY (in combination) MINIVELLE MONTADIOL OESCLIM PROGYNOVA QLAIRA (in combination) REWELLFEM SEQUIDOT (in combination) TRISEQUENS (in combination) VAGIFEM VAGIFEM 10 VELBIENNE (in combination) VIVELLE-DOT YUVAFEM ZOELY (in combination)

Description

Estradiol, is chemically and biologically identical to endogenous human estradiol. It substitutes for the loss of oestrogen production in menopausal women, and alleviates menopausal symptoms. Oestrogens prevent bone loss following menopause or ovariectomy.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Estradiol
G Genito urinary system and sex hormones → G03 Sex hormones and modulators of the genital system → G03C Estrogens → G03CA Natural and semisynthetic estrogens, plain

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