This medication contains hormones (estrogens). Typically, it is used as a female sex hormone supplement.
This product is an odourless, non-staining gel. For the pre-measured dose, push the plunger all the way down. Apply the gel in a thin layer over large surfaces such as arms, thighs or abdomen. Allow the gel to dry for about 2 minutes before getting dressed.
The pump contains enough gel to produce 64 metered-doses. After that you have to change the pump, because the amount of gel delivered by the pump may be too low.
This medication is typically used only once a day. However, your doctor or pharmacist may have suggested a different schedule that is more appropriate for you. Apply it regularly and continuously to maintain its beneficial effect.
If you forget a dose, apply it as soon as you remember -- unless it is almost time for your next dose. In that case, skip the missed one. Do not apply more to try to catch up.
In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:
As with most medications, this product should be stored at room temperature. Store it in a secure location where it will not be exposed to excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight. Keep it out of reach of young children. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.
It is important to tell the health professionals you consult:
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