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Overdosage of estrogen may cause nausea and vomiting, breast tenderness, abdominal pain, drowsiness/fatigue and withdrawal bleeding may occur in females. Treatment of overdose consists of discontinuation of EstroGel (estradiol gel) together with institution of appropriate symptomatic care.
EstroGel (estradiol gel) should not be used in women with any of the following conditions:
- Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding
- Known, suspected, or history of breast cancer
- Known or suspected estrogen-dependent neoplasia
- Active deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, or history of these conditions
- Active or recent (within the past year) arterial thromboembolic disease (for example, stroke and myocardial infarction)
- Known liver dysfunction or disease
- Known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in EstroGel (estradiol gel)
- Known or suspected pregnancy.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/12/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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