You have cancer of the womb lining (endometrial cancer)
You have an extensive thickening of the womb lining (endometrial hyperplasia)
You have any unexplained vaginal bleeding
You have porphyria
Side effects of Estriol
Common side effects of this drug are:
Nausea and vomiting
Pain during urination
Pain in legs
Difficulty to breath and swallow
Swelling of face or throat
Increase blood pressure
Precautions and Warnings of Estriol
Can I take Estriol during pregnancy?
It is probably unsafe to use this medicine during pregnancy as it may harm the unborn baby.
Can I take Estriol while breastfeeding?
Limited data available for the amount of medicine passing in breast milk during breastfeeding. Therefore avoid this medicine if you are breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Estriol?
Limited data are available about the effect of this medicine on driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Estriol?
No study available about the interaction of this medicine with alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You have abnormal growth in womb inside or outside
You have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver disease, kidney disease or diabetes
You have gallbladder stone, migraine, headache, seizures or asthma
You have a high triglyceride level and autoimmune disease called Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Mode of Action of Estriol
How Does It Work?
Estriol helps in maintaining the estrogen levels in postmenopausal females.
Interactions of Estriol
Interactions with other medicines
Medicines for epilepsy(like Barbiturates, Lamotrigine, Hydantoins, and Carbamazepine)
Medicines for infections (like Griseofulvin and Rifamycin)
Medicines for viral infections (like Nevirapine, Efavirenz, Ritonavir or Nelfinavir)
Theophylline or Succinylcholine
Interactions with food items
No specific interactions with food have been reported yet.
Dietary Restrictions of Estriol
No information is available on dietary restrictions while you are taking this medicine, so consult your doctor or pharmacist for further details.
Dosage of Estriol
The effect of an overdose may be harmful and need immediate medical attention. The symptoms of overdose can be nausea, vomiting and headache. If you happen to take an overdose of the medicine, seek emergency medical care immediately....
Missed a Dose
Take the missed dose of medicine as early as you remember. Skip the missed dose and do not take extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.
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