Estradiol

 
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Without a Prescription

Estradiol is prescribed to treat the unpleasant symptoms of menopause that are known to sometimes include the following:
- Irritation and burning of the vaginal area;
- Hot flashes;
- Dryness;

Estradiol is prescribed in the treatment of some other medical conditions such as the ones listed below:
- Turner's syndrome;
- Some types of Breast Cancer in postmenopausal women and in men;
- Prostate cancer;
- Degeneration of the urethra and vagina;
- Deficiency in ovary function;

Estradiol is prescribed to prevent osteoporosis.

Contraindications

Estradiol is not recommended if you are suffering from any of the following medical conditions:
- Uterine fibroids;
- Migraines;
- Liver disease;
- Kidney disease;
- Hysterectomy;
- High levels of triglycerides and /or cholesterol in the blood;
- Gallbladder disease;
- Epilepsy;
- Diabetes;
- Depression;
- Circulation blood-clotting or bleeding disorder;
- Asthma;
- Abnormal undiagnosed vaginal bleeding;
- Ahistory of heart attack or stroke;

Overdose

The average symptoms of overdose with this medicine are known to include the following:
- Breakthrough bleeding;
- Nausea;
- Vomiting;

Side Effects

A prolonged treatment with Estradiol can sometimes trigger some of the following severe allergic reactions and side effects:
- Swelling pain or tenderness in the abdomen;
- Swelling of the face lips and tongue;
- Shortness of breath;
- Severe headache vomiting and nausea;
- Red painful or swollen leg;
- Lump in the breast;
- Jaundice;
- Hives;
- Faintness dizziness or changes in speech or vision;
- Difficulty in breathing;
- Closing of the throat;

A treatment with Estradiol could also trigger some other less severe but more common side effects such as:
- Acne;
- Breakthrough bleeding;
- Changes in your regular menstrual cycle;
- Decreased appetite vomiting and nausea;
- Decreased libido;
- Depression;
- Dizziness and migraine headaches;
- Problems with contact lenses;
- Tender and swollen breasts;
- Water retention;

Drug Interactions

Estradiol is known to harmfully interact with:
- Anticoagulant;
- Carbamazepine;
- Diabetes medication;
- Didanosine;
- Phenobarbital;
- Phenytoin;
- Primidone;
- Rifampin;
- Tamoxifen;
- Thyroid medication;
Without Prescription (2017)