The pills of Estrace come in round or elongated shapes of white, purple or green colors depending on the dosage.
The usual dosages for this solution of female hormone are 0.5, 1 and 2 mg. The tablets themselves consist of micronized estradiol.
This solution is used by women to cope with the unpleasant effects related to menopause. Estrogen therapy is required when the female body is incapable of generating enough hormones to sustain a healthy and relatively happy life. It is administered in cases of frequent hot flashes, dryness of vaginal tissues and so on.
The leaflet provided with the package offers basic information on how to administer the pills of Estrace. Discuss the dosage with your physician and make sure to follow his exact prescriptions.
Like is the case with other medical solutions based on hormones, they can lead to unpleasant adverse effects, some of which may cause serious discomfort. The most frequently encountered ones are:
- upset stomach;
- changes in weight;
Make sure to address these issues in case they don’t cease to bother you. Talk to an expert and find an alternative solution if that’s possible.
Less frequent adverse reactions:
- abdominal pain;
- irritation in the genital area;
- allergic reactions.
This is not the complete list of adverse reactions, and you should report to your doctor immediately about any unpleasant symptoms that persist.