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Medications for Hypoestrogenism

About Hypoestrogenism:  Hypoestrogenism is a reduction in the amount of estrogen produced by the ovaries.

Drugs Used to Treat Hypoestrogenism

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
estradiol X N 7 reviews
6.0

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Brand names:  Estrace, Vivelle-Dot, Climara, Estradiol Patch, Alora, Depo-Estradiol, Estraderm, Vivelle, Delestrogen, Estra Pellets …show all

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Premarin X N 3 reviews
10

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Estrace X N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Vivelle-Dot X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Climara X N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

conjugated estrogens X N 4 reviews
10

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Brand names:  Premarin, Premarin Intravenous

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

Estradiol Patch X N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Alora X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Activella X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Depo-Estradiol X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Estraderm X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

CombiPatch X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Vivelle X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Delestrogen X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

estropipate X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estropipate systemic

Brand names:  Ogen, Ogen 0.625, Ogen 1.25, Ogen 2.5 …show all

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

estradiol / norethindrone X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Brand names:  Activella, CombiPatch, Mimvey

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

esterified estrogens X N Add review Rate

Generic name: esterified estrogens systemic

Brand name:  Menest

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

Menest X N Add review Rate

Generic name: esterified estrogens systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Estra Pellets X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Mimvey X N X Add review Rate

Generic name: estradiol / norethindrone systemic

Drug class: sex hormone combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Ogen X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estropipate systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Premarin Intravenous X N Add review Rate

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Ogen 0.625 X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estropipate systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Ogen 1.25 X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estropipate systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Ogen 2.5 X N Add review Rate

Generic name: estropipate systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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