estradiol transdermal system

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estradiol transdermal system,

n brand names: Esbrand, Climera;
drug class: estrogen;
action: increases synthesis of deoxyribonucleic acid, ribonucleic acid, and selected proteins; decreases release of gonadotropin-releasing hormone; inhibits ovulation and helps maintain bone structure;
uses: menopause, prostatic cancer, abnormal uterine bleeding, hypogonadism, ovariectomy, osteoporosis.
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For example, bio-identical estradiol (a type of estrogen) in patch form, gel or cream (brand names: Estragel, Estradot, Tri-Est, Bi-Est) acts just like the estradiol our ovaries secrete into the bloodstream.
8 million (the highest in Novogyne's history), reflecting increased sales of Vivelle-Dot, increased sales of Estradot to Novartis in Canada, and decreased sales and returns allowances.
In addition, sales to Novogyne in the 2004 quarter benefited from Estradot stocking orders related to a planned transition from Vivelle(R) to Estradot in Canada.
Novartis has decided to recall all Vivelle-Dot product containing the suspect patch backing material, and has authorized Noven to immediately resume shipment of Vivelle-Dot and Estradot product that does not contain this material.