I take a .75 Mg. compounded estradiol capsule at 9 AM & 9 PM. I have trouble with estrogen dips at 3 PM, 3 AM, and at the time of my doses. My symptoms return for about 1 hour at those 3 times of day. Increasing the dose strength results in breast pain. I want to try transdermal to see if I can get a steadier estrogen level. Dr. Elizabeth Vliet says transdermal should be 1/10 of oral, but Dr. Uzz I Reiss uses the same dose for both. Which is correct? I want to add that the strongest estrogen patch has never been strong enough for me.
What would be wrong with trying the following then?
Estradiol compounded Capsules from Bellevue Pharmacy Solutions (we deliver everywhere and accept hundreds of insurance plans nationwide)
Estradiol 0.5mg. Caps
Take 1 Capsule 3 times a day every 8 hours; and then adjust from there.
refills= 6 times
**the next option would be to use the same dose in our sublingual tablet (Dissolves under the tongue), and it usually gives better results; since it bypasses the liver and gives almost twice the absorption as the capsule. I will tell you now, neither Vliet or Reiss likes the sublingual and will talk against it, but I have had many thousands of women using it successfully over the years; and many are power-surgettes. Hope this helps, and you can have your doctor order it by calling our Pharmacy at 1-800-728-0288 on Monday through Friday between 9 AM and 6 PM CST.
Information provided by Pete Hueseman, R.Ph, PD, and the Bellevue Pharmacy Solutions staff of pharmacists is not intended as a substitute for a visit to and examination by your own personal health care practitioner.
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