Divigel (Estradiol Gel) is a clear, colorless gel that is used to treat symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, and vaginal dryness, burning and irritation. Divigel is a form of estrogen that is absorbed through the skin and enters into the bloodstream.
The brand Divigel comes from Canada and is manufactured by Ferring. It comes in the strengths of 0.25mg, 0.5mg, and 1mg single –dose gel packets.
Side effects include:
• Body aches or pain;
• Bloating, breast tenderness;
• Change in weight;
• Mental/mood changes;
• Unusual vaginal bleeding
You should not use Divigel if you have ever had an allergic reaction to estradiol topical. Before you start using this medication, inform your doctor about your medical. Do not use Divigel if you are pregnant because it can cause birth defects. Do not use this medication if you are breast-feeding a baby. Estrogens may also increase your risk of uterine or ovarian cancer.