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Serious ill effects have not been reported following acute ingestion of large doses of estrogen containing oral contraceptives by young children. Overdosage of estrogen may cause nausea and vomiting, and withdrawal bleeding may occur in females.


Patients with known hypersensitivity to any of the components of the therapeutic system should not use Esclim (estradiol transdermal) . Estrogens should not be used in individuals with any of the following conditions:

1. Known or suspected pregnancy (see Boxed Warning). Estrogen may cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman.

2. Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding.

3. Known or suspected cancer of the breast except in appropriately selected patients being treated for metastatic disease.

4. Known or suspected estrogen-dependent neoplasia.

5. Active thrombophlebitis or thromboembolic disorders.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/12/2005


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