Estradiol and Norethindrone
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Estradiol and Norethindrone?

(es tra DYE ole & nor eth IN drone)

• This medicine is used to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal females.

• This medicine is used to stop or reduce the symptoms of menopause.

• This medicine is used to treat ovarian removal, malfunction, or failure.

• This medicine is used to treat vaginal irritation and dryness caused by menopause.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• There may be a higher risk of breast cancer.

• The patch may contain conducting metal. Remove patch before MRI.

• If you have any circulation problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a weakened heart, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Limit alcohol intake (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Belly pain.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent...

 
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