What are Estradiol tablets and what are they used for:
Estradiol tablets, sold under the brand name Estrace, contain the hormone estrogen and are used to treat symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, and irritation. They may also be used to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
How to take Estradiol tablets:
Estradiol tablets are taken orally, usually once daily, with or without food. The dosage and duration of treatment will depend on the individual's condition and response to treatment. It is important to take the medication at the same time every day to maintain a consistent level of estrogen in the body.
Possible side effects of Estradiol tablets:
Estradiol tablets may cause some side effects, including:
Nausea or vomiting
Breast tenderness or swelling
Vaginal bleeding or spotting
Changes in libido
If any of these side effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor immediately. Seek emergency medical attention if you experience any signs of an allergic reaction, such as hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Precautions and warnings for Estradiol tablets:
Before taking Estradiol tablets, inform your doctor if you have any medical conditions, such as a history of breast cancer, blood clots, liver disease, or abnormal vaginal bleeding. Estradiol tablets may interact with certain medications, including herbal supplements, so it is important to inform your doctor of all medications and supplements you are taking.
Estradiol tablets may increase the risk of developing certain conditions, such as breast cancer, stroke, heart disease, and blood clots. It is important to attend regular doctor appointments and report any new or worsening symptoms to your healthcare provider while taking Estradiol tablets. Estrace (Estradiol) is a prescription medication and should only be taken under the supervision of a healthcare provider.