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¹Having a visit does not guarantee a medication will be ordered or refilled. It is clinicians’ professional decision. It is prohibited by law to prescribe or refill controlled substances via virtual visits. ²Your provider may recommend follow-up care, including additional services that may not be included in visit price.

How much does a visit to get an Estradiol prescription cost?

DrHouse
Membership
Get $30 off every visit, free meds, and unlimited care support - for you and your family.
$49/visit
Only $99/year. Cancel anytime.
Free meds and delivery
We cover 300+ meds with free delivery. Check our covered meds and FAQ
Includes your family
Get discounted visits and free meds & delivery for all your family members.
On-demand care support  
Chat with our care support whenever necessary. They are here for you 24/7.
24/7 virtual visits
See a board-certified clinician within 15 minutes. No insurance needed.
Get doctor’s notes
Get a doctor’s excuse and/or clearance for your school or work if needed.
100% treatment guarantee
You can get a refund after your first visit if we are unable to provide care.
Urgent Care
Visit
One-time urgent care visit for diagnosis, treatment, Rx, and doctor’s notes.
$79/visit
24/7 virtual visits
See a board-certified clinician within 15 minutes. No insurance needed.
Get doctor’s notes
Get a doctor’s excuse and/or clearance for your school or work if needed.
100% treatment guarantee
You can request a refund after your visit if we are unable to provide care.
On-demand care support  
Chat with our care support whenever necessary. They are here for you 24/7. For 7 days
¹Having a visit does not guarantee a medication will be ordered or refilled. It is clinicians’ professional decision. It is prohibited by law to prescribe or refill controlled substances via virtual visits. ²Your provider may recommend follow-up care, including additional services that may not be included in visit price.

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Estradiol

Estradiol is a medicine that is a female hormone. The hormone is also referred to as E2 and has a chemical formula of C18H24O2. It is used to support women as their body’s natural estrogen production levels start to fall. The medicine can be taken in several ways including oral tablets, injections, and topical creams. Oral tablets are one of the most popular choices.

The naturally-occurring bioidentical hormone plays a key role in a woman’s biological development. It was discovered in 1933 but has since become a significant medication with over 12 million prescriptions in America annually.

Estradiol is available under several brand names or generic medicine. It is also made available with progestogens. As a female hormone, it is only available for females who have reached biological maturity. Most patients are in the 40+ demographic while it is now the estrogen medicine with the 3rd-highest level of prescriptions after birth control pills and ethinylestradiol.

What is Estradiol Prescribed For?

Estradiol is prescribed primarily for the treatment of symptoms linked to the menopause, including vaginal dryness and hot flashes. In addition to treating symptoms linked exclusively to the vagina, it is a useful treatment to prevent menopause-linked bone loss. As well as playing a key role in menopause hormonal therapy, estradiol is used in hormonal therapy for transgender women.

It may also be prescribed for treating low sex drives or as a form of hormonal birth control. Relieving the discomfort caused by hormonal imbalances during menopause. In many cases, the medicine will be used for several years (albeit in cycles) to cope with the bodily changes.

How Does Estradiol Work?

Estradiol is a naturally-occurring estrogen. Therefore, the main purpose of the medicine is to make up for the estrogen that is no longer produced by the body. Dosages are determined by personal estrogen levels and the severity of the menopause symptoms that may be experienced.

Whichever way you choose to administer the estradiol hormone, you will need to follow a schedule such as three weeks of daily injections followed by one week off. Some benefits may be experienced after a few days, but it can take weeks for estrogen levels gained from natural generation and the use of estradiol to reach their rightful outcome.

What Are The Side Effects of Estradiol?

Estradiol will alter your hormones in a big way. While it has a positive overall influence for the long haul, a long list of side effects can surface in the vaginal area as well as the entire body. Some of the most common side effects are;

  • Breast tenderness,
  • Melasma,
  • Cramps,
  • Anxiety,
  • Lightheadedness, 
  • Influenza,
  • Spotting,
  • Toothache,
  • Vaginal discharge,
  • Fluctuating weight.

You may also experience mild menopause symptoms until the estradiol has had a chance to restore hormonal balance during this difficult time. The symptoms will continue to become less noticeable until the medicine sees them fade completely.

 

For more detailed information about Estradiol, you can refer to the following sources:

 

The content on this page has been medically reviewed for accuracy and comprehensiveness by Amy Dougherty, FNP-BC, AGAC 

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Frequently asked questions

  • An online estradiol prescription isn’t only a possibility. It is often the most convenient. DrHouse can connect you to an online doctor to help you gain an estradiol prescription online. Discussing menopause symptoms in detail will lead to a clearer diagnosis and the right dosage prescription.

  • No, but it is easy to understand why they are used interchangeably. Estradiol, or E2, is a type of estrogen. While it is the most common form during the reproductive years, there are other estrogen forms. Estrone (E1) and Estriol (E3) are two additional examples of estrogen to highlight the difference.

  • Estradiol can be taken in several forms. Creams can be applied to the localized area while tablets can be consumed with a glass of water. Dosages are built around your personal needs and the response to any treatment, doctors will provide clear information and advice before revisiting the strategy after a few weeks.

  • If using an extended-release tablet, you must avoid chewing it as this can release all of the medicine at once.

    You must also avoid eating grapefruit and smoking.

    If you are using medications for any other condition, it is important to advise the doctor of this as the interactions could reduce the symptom relief attributes.

  • Estrogen, including E2, should be prescribed by a professional. It may be prescribed on its own or alongside progesterone or progestin solutions. It is often an ongoing treatment throughout menopause. So, you should not need to get repeat prescriptions when the time for refills surfaces.

  • To get an online prescription for estradiol you will have to set up an account with us, download the DrHouse app and make an on-demand visit with one of our board-certified clinicians.

  • Our clinicians are able to prescribe up to a 90-day prescription for any previously prescribed medications, that are not classified as controlled substances. They use their medical judgment to determine whether to prescribe and the duration.

    In certain cases, the prescription may be limited to 30 days. There also may be a 12-month cap for some prescriptions.  For medications requiring annual monitoring (such as blood work or imaging), the maximum prescription limit is 90 days within a year.