Template:Estradiol

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17β-estradiol
Skeletal formula for 17β-estradiol; the primary feminizing hormone in humans.
Drug class: Sex hormone
Dosage range:
Oral

Estradiol

2.0 – 6.0 mg/d

Transdermal

Estradiol transdermal patch

(New patch placed every 3 – 5 d)

0.025 – 0.2 mg/d

Parenteral

Estradiol valerate or cypionate

5 – 30 mg IM every 2 wk

2 – 10 mg IM every week

Brand names: Estradot, Estrogel, Progynova, Delestrogen