- Precision Dosing
- Transdermal Efficiency
- Relief from Menopausal Symptoms
Oestrogel is a transdermal estradiol gel designed specifically for women undergoing postmenopausal symptoms due to oestrogen deficiency.
As a form of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), Oestrogel provides relief from a range of symptoms of menopause. This including hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings, and sleep disturbances.
Its unique gel formulation ensures consistent absorption when applied to the skin, offering patients a precise and controlled dose with every use.
Access Doctor can provide a repeat prescription if you have already been prescribed Oestrogel by your own GP or doctor.
About Oestrogel Pump
What is Oestrogel Pump used for?
Oestrogel Pump is used as a Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) to treat symptoms of menopause in women, such as hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings, and sleep disturbances. It may also be prescribed to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk of fractures.
How do I apply Oestrogel?
Oestrogel should be applied to clean, dry skin, typically on the lower limbs. The pump mechanism provides a precise dose with each application. Ensure you follow the dose recommended by your physician and refer to the patient information leaflet for detailed instructions.
How often should I use Oestrogel?
The frequency of Oestrogel application will depend on your doctor's prescription. Typically, it's used once daily, but always follow your physician's guidance and the instructions provided with the product.
What are the potential side effects of Oestrogel?
Some common side effects include breast pain or tenderness, menstrual irregularities, headaches, and local skin reactions. Not everyone will experience these side effects, but if you're concerned about any symptoms, please consult with a healthcare professional.
Can I use Oestrogel if I have a history of breast cancer?
Oestrogel, like other oestrogen-based therapies, may not be suitable for women with a history of certain medical conditions, including breast cancer. It's crucial to disclose your medical history with your own doctor or GP before starting Oestrogel or any other medication.
Do I need a prescription to order Oestrogel from Access Doctor?
Yes, Oestrogel requires a prescription if you believe you need Oestrogel or any other HRT related medication. After completing an online health questionnaire, you will be asked to provide proof of previously having the treatment from your own GP or doctor before your treatment will be approved.
How should I store my Oestrogel Pump?
Store Oestrogel at room temperature, away from direct sunlight and moisture. Keep it out of reach of children to ensure safety.
Can I use Oestrogel during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
Oestrogel is not recommended for use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. If you're pregnant, think you might be pregnant, or are breastfeeding, please speak to your own GP or doctor before using any medication.
DocumentationPatient Information Leaflet
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