Estrogen is a female sex hormone responsible for the regulation and development of the female reproductive system. It is used in the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis, female hypogonadism, etc.
The use of this drug is associated with increased risk of blood clotting, cardiovascular disease, stroke, uterine cancer or breast cancer. Before using this medication you should notify your doctor if you have or are:
- Pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant
A condition or history of-
- Liver disease
- Blood clotting
- Heart attack
- Allergic to any medicines.
It can be taken orally, vaginally, topically, or via injection. It should be taken only as per the prescribed dosage is given by the doctor according to your conditions.
The drug is utilised to fix the accompanying ailments
Post Menopausal Osteoporosis
Primary Ovarian Failure
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This drug is extremely unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Studies carried out on humans and animals have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Doctor consultation is recommended in such cases.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?The drug is suggested to be ignored by breastfeeding mothers as there is a possibility of side-effects on infant. You should consult your doctor to evaluate the potential benefits and risks before taking the medicine.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
This medication primarily functions as a regulator of the transcription rate for certain genes present in the uterus. This medication plays an active role as the sex hormone in the female body.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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Ques: Should I use Estrogen empty stomach, before food or after food?
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