Estrace-Progynova-Estradiol 1 mg

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Estrace-Progynova-Estradiol 1 mg

Generic: estradiol valerate 1mg

Manufacturer: German Rem. (Cadila)

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Estrace is a type of estrogen which is a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries. Estrogen is one of the most important hormones that are necessary for many processes of the body. It mainly helps in the growth and development of secondary sex organs such as breast, pubic and armpit hair, regulation of menstrual cycle, the endometriumin females. Estrace is used to manage the symptoms of menopause like vaginal dryness, hot flashes, itching and burning. 

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Dosage

Dose of Administration:

For the management of menopausal symptoms you have to take doses of 1mg daily of Estrace for 21-25 days of each month. For the inhibition of osteoporosis the recommended dose is 0.5mg daily as soon as possible after onset of menopause. The exact recommended dose of the drug depends upon the body weight, medical history and other medication.  Read carefully the patient information leaflet available with the medicine. Since it is an oral medicine take it with a glass of water and with food or just after the food. Take this drug on a regular basis on the same schedule to get the better results.

(Use of this drug for a longer period may increase the chances of breast cancer, uterine cancer or ovarian cancer.)

Side Effects

Side effects:

The unwanted effect which drug may cause with the recommended dose is known as a side effect. Sideeffects that Estrace may cause are

  • Some less serious side effects are acne, swelling in breast of pain in breast, bloating of the stomach, and change in the level of cholesterol, stomach cramps, depression, dizziness, hair loss, and headache, loss of appetite, stomach ache, vomiting, nausea, vaginal bleeding, and weight loss.
  • Some serious side effects of Estrace are a pain in the chest or heaviness, sudden loss of coordination, sudden vision or hear loss, breath shortening, increased blood sugar level, numbness. 
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Estradiol is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient in the Estrace. Estradiol belongs to the class of estrogen replacement therapy. Estradiol is used to treat menopausal symptoms such as abnormal uterine bleeding, sweating, chills, and hot flashes. Estradiol reaches to the tissues and the sockets of the estrogen receptor and shows estrogen effect. Estrogen receptors are present in the nucleus of the cell together with the DNA molecule.

Indication:

Estrace is prescribed for the management of menopausal symptoms. It is also used to inhibit osteoporosis (bone loss) and replacement of estrogen in females in case of insufficient estrogen or ovarian failure. Sometimes this drug is also recommended for the treatment of prostate or breast cancer to prevent it from spreading to other body parts.

Over dose:

Do not take more than the recommended dose of a drug. Overdose of a drug may cause some serious side effects. Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting, or vaginal bleeding. If you feel any of these symptoms of overdose immediate seek medical help.

Missed dose:

Do not forget to take your medicine on time. If you miss your dose in any condition take it as soon as you remember. If you forget till near time near to your next schedule, skip the missed dose and follow the regular schedule. Do not take double dose or extra dose to compensate the missed dose.

Contraindication:

These are conditions or situation in which a particular drug or treatment is prohibited. Estrace is contraindicated if

  • Patient is pregnant or breast feeding or allergic to any of the ingredients Estrace.
  • Patient has estrogen-dependent tumour, endometrial hyperplasia (thick uterus lining)
  • Patient has a blockage in the arteries due to blood clots, migraine problem, liver impairment disorder, caner, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited during this medication because it may cause risk of blood clots, stroke, or heart attack caused by estradiol.

 Interactions:

Drug interaction is a condition in which a substance or the other drug affects the activity of a required drug when both the drugs are administered together. This interaction sometimes increases decreases or sometimes may cause some serious side effect. The drugs that interact with the activity of Estrace are:

  • Antidiabetic medications like insulin, glyburide, barbiturates like phenobarbital.
  • Hypotensive drugs likepropranolol, enalapril.
  • Corticosteroidslike hydrocortisone, prednisolone.
  • Grapefruit juice, meprobamate, phenylbutazon, phenytoin, warfarin.
  • Protease inhibitors like ritonavir

Storage:

Keep this drug away from direct sunlight heat and moisture. Keep it in cool and dry place. Do not store the drug above the expiry date. 

Dose of Administration:

For the management of menopausal symptoms you have to take doses of 1mg daily of Estrace for 21-25 days of each month. For the inhibition of osteoporosis the recommended dose is 0.5mg daily as soon as possible after onset of menopause. The exact recommended dose of the drug depends upon the body weight, medical history and other medication.  Read carefully the patient information leaflet available with the medicine. Since it is an oral medicine take it with a glass of water and with food or just after the food. Take this drug on a regular basis on the same schedule to get the better results.

(Use of this drug for a longer period may increase the chances of breast cancer, uterine cancer or ovarian cancer.)

Side effects:

The unwanted effect which drug may cause with the recommended dose is known as a side effect. Sideeffects that Estrace may cause are

  • Some less serious side effects are acne, swelling in breast of pain in breast, bloating of the stomach, and change in the level of cholesterol, stomach cramps, depression, dizziness, hair loss, and headache, loss of appetite, stomach ache, vomiting, nausea, vaginal bleeding, and weight loss.
  • Some serious side effects of Estrace are a pain in the chest or heaviness, sudden loss of coordination, sudden vision or hear loss, breath shortening, increased blood sugar level, numbness. 
Estrace 1mg (Estradiol Valerate 1mg)
Estrace 1mg (Estradiol Valerate 1mg)
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