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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An ultra-low-dose estrogen patch, Menostar, is approved for prevention of osteoporosis.