Drug Information for Estradiol (Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.): DESCRIPTION

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  • Estradiol tablets, USP for oral administration contains 0.5 mg, 1 mg or 2 mg of micronized estradiol per tablet. Estradiol (17ß-estradiol) is a white, crystalline solid, chemically described as estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,17ß-diol. It has a molecular formula of C18H24O2 and molecular weight of 272.39. The structural formula is:

    In addition, each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: anhydrous lactose, colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose and sodium lauryl sulfate. The 1 mg tablet also contains FD&C Red No. 40 Aluminum Lake and the 2 mg tablet also contains FD&C Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake.

  • Drug Information Provided by National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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