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Drug information on Oreta (2.5mg) (Fosfestrol) from Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

Oreta (2.5mg)

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
Generic : Fosfestrol
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Oreta (2.5mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Oreta (2.5mg)

Nausea, fluid retention, arterial and venous thrombosis, impotence, breast enlargement in male, withdrawal bleeding, increase in blood calcium level and bone pain.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- As Na: 360-480 mg 3 times/day. Maintenance: 120-240 mg 3 times/day. IV- As Na: Initial: 600-1,200 mg/day via slow injection for 5-10 days, then 300 mg/day for 10-20 days.

How to use Oreta (2.5mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

When is Oreta (2.5mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Oreta (2.5mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, liver impairment, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Slow infusion is not recommended.

Other Precautions for Oreta (2.5mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Oreta (2.5mg)

Store it at room temperature.

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