How to Use
To ensure the safe use of Conjugated Estrogens, let your doctor know if you have a history or suffer from any of these conditions:
Follow the instructions on the prescription label keenly. Never take larger or smaller doses than directed. Read and understand all the patient information, instruction sheets and medication guide. Your pharmacist or doctor will answer any question you may have.
Conjugated Estrogens can at times be taken daily depending on the condition being treated. It may also be given in a cycle like 3 consecutive weeks and one week off.
During treatment, you have to self-examine yourself for breast lumps. If you notice something that looks like the Conjugated Estrogens tablet in the stool, talk to your doctor as soon as possible.
Your progress will be checked every 3 to 6 months to establish if the treatment is working. In case you need surgery or medical tests or if you are on bed rest, you may be required to stop using the medicine for a while. Let all your doctors know that you are using Conjugated Estrogens.
Don’t use Conjugated Estrogens while pregnant. Rely on effective birth control and inform your doctor if you become pregnant. Conjugated Estrogens can pass into breast milk and can harm a breastfeeding baby. The medicine may also slow the production of breast milk. Don’t use the medicine if you are nursing.
Store at room temperature and away from heat and moisture. The medicine container must be closed tightly.
Conjugated Estrogens can increase the risk of developing conditions that may subsequently lead to uterine cancer. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience unusual bleeding while using the medicine.
Don’t use Conjugated Estrogens to prevent stroke, heart disease or dementia. The medicine increases the risk of developing these conditions. It will further increase the risk of blood clot or breast cancer when used long-term.
Conjugated Estrogens has interactions with 214 drugs.