- Beclomethasone Dipropionate–Phenylephrine Hydrochloride–Lidocaine Hydrochloride
- Chlorhexidine Gluconate
- Cyproterone Acetate–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Desogestrel–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Drospirenone–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Levonorgestrel–Ethinyl Estradiol
- Zeaxanthin–Lutein–Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Estrace* used for?
Generic for Estrace* (Estradiol) is a female estrogen hormone that is prescribed to treat menopause symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness/itching, irregular periods, and mood swings. Besides, Estradiol prevents bone fractures (osteoporosis) and reduces the risk of heart attacks. Generic for Estrace* vaginal cream is indicated for vaginal atrophy associated with menopause. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Estrace*?
The dosage of Generic for Estrace* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Estrace*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Estrace* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Estrace*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an Overdose of Generic for Estrace*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Estrace*?
- St John's Wort
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Estrace*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Estrace*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Estrace* can interact with barbiturates, antiepileptic medicines, blood thinners, and corticosteroids.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Estrace*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Estrace* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Estrace* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Estrace* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Estrace* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Estrace* can cause side effects such as breast pain, changes in sex drive, breakthrough bleeding, depression, fatigue, vaginal discharge, and abdominal pain. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Estrace*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Estrace*?
Is it possible for me to use Generic for Estrace* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Estrace*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Estrace*?
How will Generic for Estrace* work in my body?
How should Generic for Estrace* be used?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Estrace* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Estrace* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your healthcare professional before using this, or any other, drug.