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Drug information on Estraderm MX 50 (1.5 mg) (Estradiol) from Novartis (India) Ltd.

Estraderm MX 50 (1.5 mg)

Novartis (India) Ltd.
Generic : Estradiol
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Estraderm MX 50 (1.5 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Estraderm MX 50 (1.5 mg)

  Central Nervous System: Headache, dizziness, sleeplessness, depression, anxiety, nervousness, migraine.

  Gastrointestinal: Abdominal distension, abdominal pain, flatulence, nausea, constipation, upset stomach , diarrhea, bleeding, toothache, tooth disorder.

  Skin: Rash, itching, inflammation of the skin, skin scar.

  Heart: Temporary loss of consciousness and posture, vein inflammation.

  Genitourinary: Abnormal bleeding during menstrual cycles, breast pain, breast tenderness, vaginal bleeding, vaginal discomfort, blood in urine, urinary incontinence.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Estradiol dosage varies according to indication and route of administration.

How to use Estraderm MX 50 (1.5 mg)?

It may be administered orally, as an intramuscular injection or applied to the skin or mucous membranes.

When is Estraderm MX 50 (1.5 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity; undiagnosed vaginal bleeding; clot in blood vessels; breast cancer, estrogen-dependent tumor; disorders of certain enzymes; pregnancy.

Warnings and Precautions for Estraderm MX 50 (1.5 mg)

Conditions that become more severe with estrogen include fluid retention; increase in calcium level, poor blood flow to the brain, coronary artery disease, gall bladder diseases; lipid effects; familial defects of lipoprotein metabolism.

• May increase blood pressure, risk of blood clot in the vein, breast cancer, benign tumor of the liver, endometrial cancer, dementia and size of preexisting uterine fibroid.

• Dosage should be reduced in liver problem and during breastfeeding.

• It should not be used in children.

Other Precautions for Estraderm MX 50 (1.5 mg)

Monitor blood sugar level regularly, in case if you have diabetes.

Storage Conditions for Estraderm MX 50 (1.5 mg)

Store it at room temperature.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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