Information about DiethylstilbestrolGeneric Name : Diethylstilbestrol
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Pronunciation : dye eth il stil bess' trole
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ICD Code : Y43.3 Therapeutic Classification : Chemotherapy
Trade Names/Brand Names of Diethylstilbestrol
Why is Diethylstilbestrol Prescribed? (Indications)This medication is a synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen, prescribed for the prevention of miscarriage, breast cancer, premature birth and prostate enlargement.
When should Diethylstilbestrol not be taken? (Contraindications)Contraindicated in patients with breast cancer, blood clots, and during pregnancy.
What is the dosage of Diethylstilbestrol?Dosage is based on patient’s condition. Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 10-20 mg/day. As Vaginal pessary: 1 mg/day.
How should Diethylstilbestrol be taken?It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a pessary to insert into the vagina.