List of estrogenic medications

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Types of estrogenic hormones[edit]

Dose Equivalency of estrogen forms[1]
Method Initial Dose Low Dose Moderate Dose High Dose Extreme Dose
vaginal estradiol ring (Estring) 0.05 mg 0.01 mg 0.02 mg 0.04 mg 0.08 mg
oral conjugated equine estrogens (Premarin) 0.3 mg 0.625 mg 1.25 mg 2.5 mg 5 mg
oral esterified estrogen (Menest, Estratab) 0.3 mg 0.625 mg 1.25 mg 2.5 mg 5 mg
oral micronized estradiol (Estrace) 0.5 mg 1 mg 2 mg 4 mg 8 mg
oral estradiol valerate (Progynova) 0.75 mg 1.5 mg 3 mg 6 mg 12 mg
oral estropipate (Ogen, Ortho-Est, Harmogen) 0.625 mg 1.25 mg 2.5 mg 5 mg 10 mg
oral ethinyl estradiol (Levonorgestrel) 0.01 mg 0.02 mg 0.04 mg 0.08 mg 0.16 mg
oral multiestrogen tablets (BiEst, TriEst) 1.25 mg 2.5 mg 5 mg 8 mg 16 mg
buccal/sublingual micronized estradiol (Estrace) 0.25 mg 0.5 mg 1 mg 2 mg 4 mg
buccal/sublingual estradiol valerate (Progynova) 0.4 mg 0.75 mg 1.5 mg 3 mg 6 mg
transdermal estradiol patch (Estraderm) 0.014 mg 0.025 mg 0.05 mg 0.1 mg 0.2 mg
transdermal estradiol spray (Evamist, Lenzetto) 1.53 mg 4.59 mg 14 mg 41 mg 124 mg
transdermal estradiol gel (EstroGel) 0.25 mg 0.5 mg 1 mg 2 mg 4 mg
transdermal estradiol emulsion (Estrabsorb) 8.6 mg 17.2 mg 35 mg 70 mg 140 mg

This table is derived and extrapolated from data based on treatment of cisgender females experiencing hormonal deficiencies. For transgender women, higher doses may be needed to increase overall concentration to desired levels and should be considered situationally.

Estradiol[edit]

Estradiol valerate[edit]

Conjugated estrogens[edit]

Syntehtic estrogens[edit]

Routes of administration[edit]

Oral[edit]

Sublingual[edit]

Transdermal[edit]

See also: Homemade Transdermal Medications

Intramuscular[edit]

Subcutaneous[edit]

Implant[edit]

Intranasal[edit]

References[edit]

  1. The role of transdermal estrogen sprays and estradiol topical emulsion in the management of menopause-associated vasomotor symptoms, Amy M Egras and Elena M Umland. pubmed sci-hub International Journal of General Medicine, May 26th 2010.