May 31, 2016
Recommended Topic Related To:

Elestrin

"Middle-aged women who exercise fewer than three times per week report more severe menopause symptoms than those who get more exercise, a study has shown. They are also significantly more likely to be obese, researchers report in an article publis"...

A A A

Elestrin




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Overdosage of estrogen may cause nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, abdominal pain, drowsiness and fatigue, and withdrawal bleeding may occur in women. Treatment of overdose consists of discontinuation of ELESTRIN therapy with institution of appropriate symptomatic care.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

ELESTRIN should not be used in women with any of the following conditions:

  • Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding
  • Known, suspected, or history of breast cancer
  • Known or suspected estrogen-dependent neoplasia
  • Active DVT, PE, or history of these conditions.
  • Active arterial thromboembolic disease (for example, stroke and MI) or a history of these conditions
  • Known anaphylactic reaction or angioedema to ELESTRIN
  • Known liver impairment or disease
  • Known protein C, protein S, or antithrombin deficiency, or other known thrombophilic disorders
  • Known or suspected pregnancy.
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/17/2014

Overdosage
Contraindications

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

 

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


Women's Health

Find out what women really need.