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

(es tra DYE ole)

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

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

• 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 abnormal vaginal bleeding.

• Rarely, this medicine is used to treat a variety of breast or prostate cancers.

• This medicine is used to treat urinary symptoms.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

All forms:

• If you are allergic to tartrazine, talk with healthcare provider. Some products contain tartrazine.

• There may be a higher risk of endometrial or breast cancer.

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

• If you have asthma, talk with healthcare provider.

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

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have gallbladder disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have high calcium levels, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had high triglyceride levels, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with...

 
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