conjugated estrogens

Adult
Uses
  • vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause
  • vulvar and vaginal atrophy associated with menopause
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • hypersensitivity, undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding, current or history of deep vein thrombosis/pulmonary embolism, breast cancer, estrogen-dependent tumor, hepatic impairment, known thrombophilic disorders
Drug interactions
  • anastrozole, anticoagulants
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • bloating
  • headache
  • nausea
  • chloasma
  • breast tenderness
  • breakthrough bleeding/spotting
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
0.3-1.25mg once daily
Monitoring
  • blood pressure
  • blood glucose
Source of Suggestion
Commonly prescribed medication (Added on March, 2016)