Gynokadin Dosiergel (Estradiol)
What is Gynokadin Dosiergel (Estradiol) used for?
Gynokadin Dosiergel (Estradiol) is a topical medication used to treat symptoms caused by reduced estrogen levels in women going through menopause. It contains a form of estrogen that is absorbed into the body and boosts reduced estrogen levels to restore them to normal. This can reduce the appearance of symptoms such as hot flashes, headaches, muscle pain, or vaginal dryness. Your physician may prescribe this medicine to be used along with others or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Gynokadin Dosiergel (Estradiol)?
Gynokadin Dosiergel (Estradiol) should be used strictly according to your physician's instructions and those included with the packaging. The normal dosage is 2.5g of medication applied to a broad area of skin such as the shoulders, but your individual directions will depend on your age, weight, current health, and the severity of your symptoms. To apply the medicine use the measuring device to collect the correct dosage, apply it to the application area, and gently massage it into the skin until the gel is absorbed. Thoroughly wash your hands using soap and water after each application to prevent the medication from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes. It is important to note that the highest recommended daily dosage is 5mg and should not be exceeded. Ask your physician any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Gynokadin Dosiergel (Estradiol)?
Gynokadin Dosiergel (Estradiol) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Stop using the medication and contact your physician as soon as possible if any unusual or worrying symptoms occur such as breast pain, intense headaches, chest pain, flu symptoms, vomiting, unusual swelling, symptoms of depression, darkened urine, discolored stools, jaundice, or a lump appearing in the breast. These conditions may require reduced dosages, reduced application frequency, or immediate medical attention in serious cases to prevent further complications from occurring.
Gynokadin Dosiergel (Estradiol) is only meant to treat women and should never be prescribed to or used by men. This medication should not be administered to women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, attempting to conceive, who have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past, or who have a history of breast cancer, a history of cancer of the genital tract, who have had a heart attack or stroke, or porphyrais. Also inform your physician if you have high triglyceride levels, migraines, a history of epilepsy, a history of gallstones, a history of asthma, a history of diabetes, reduced liver function, or reduced kidney function. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring alterations to your regiment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Gynokadin Dosiergel (Estradiol). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.