SALT INFORMATIONEstradiol(0.025 mg)
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for oestrogen deficiency symptoms in postmenopausal women.
Gynacomastia, uterine bleeding, breast cancer, endometrial carcinoma, headache, depression, weight gain, nausea and vomiting, fluid retention, breast tenderness.
Estradiol. is known to interact with other drugs like phenytoin (Na), rifampicin, sulphamethizole. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
MECHANISM OF ACTION
The active ingredient, synthetic 17Ã?Â²-estradiol, is chemically and biologically identical to endogenous human oestradiol. It substitutes for the loss of oestrogen production in menopausal women, and alleviates menopausal symptoms.
SUBSTITUTESNo substitutes found
Can I take Estraderm Mx(0.025mg) during pregnancy?
The drug should not be used by pregnant women. Experiences of drug use and evidence from studies in pregnant women have shown high risk to fetus. The risk of drug use in pregnant women outweighs the benefit.