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Product Details
Generic Name: Estradiol
Brand Name: Gynodiol, Femtrace and Estrace
Estrace is a form of estrogen; a female sex hormone produced by ovaries and is essential for plenty of processes in the human body. Also known as Estradiol, it is used for curing symptoms of menopause including vaginal dryness, hot flashes, irritation and burning. Other uses are replacement of estrogen and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women with ovarian failure or other situations, which cause lack of natural estrogen in the body. At times, Estrace is used as a part of cancer treatment in men and women.
Doses of Estrace
  • You can take Estrace as recommended by your doctor; nevertheless not in larger amounts and not for longer than prescribed.
  • Long term treatment of this medicine might increase the risk of uterine cancer, breast cancer and ovarian cancer; so consult your doctor about individual risks before taking Estradiol.
  • Using progestin while taking this medicine might lower the risk of uterine cancer; have regular mammograms and physical exams and self examine your breasts for lumps on monthly basis, while using this drug.
  • Missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember; don’t take additional dose to make up the missed one.
  • Get emergency medical help in case of overdose; symptoms include vaginal bleeding, vomiting or nausea.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature away from light, heat and moisture.