Estradiol 2mg Tablet is used to treat symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal irritation. It also helps prevent bone loss (osteoporosis) after menopause. Because it’s easier to take, some people might prefer taking a pill instead of using a vaginal ring or cream.
How Estradiol 2mg work?
Estradiol 2mg comprises Estradiol, a hormone produced naturally by the body. Your body produces less Estradiol during menopause, which causes symptoms including hot flashes, nocturnal sweats, and vaginal dryness and itching. Osteoporosis is a condition that can be brought on by low Estradiol levels. Estradiol can prevent bone loss and alleviate menopausal symptoms by boosting or substituting Estradiol 2mg.
In addition, by inhibiting the male sex hormones androgens, which are required for the growth of the cancer cells, estradiol can be utilised to treat prostate cancer in some patients. In some cases, breast cancer that has spread throughout the body can be treated with larger dosages of estradiol.
What is Estradiol 2mg used for?
- Hot flashes and night sweats due to menopause
- Vaginal itching, dryness, and burning due to menopause
- Low estrogen levels
- Breast cancer or prostate cancer in certain people
- Prevent bone loss (osteoporosis) after menopause
Typical Estradiol 2mg dosage
Depending on how effectively the drug is managing your symptoms, your doctor will work with you to modify the dosage of estradiol.
Symptoms of menopause
1 mg to 2 mg taken orally daily is the normal starting dosage. Your prescription may need to be taken in cycles, such as three weeks of estradiol followed by one week without estradiol.
How long should I take Estradiol 2mg for?
Estradiol 2mg replacement therapy drugs like estradiol have been linked to major health issues like stroke, heart attack, blood clots, and several malignancies. Working closely with your healthcare practitioner to use the lowest dose for the shortest time possible is crucial because the risk is increased when you use Estradiol 2mg drugs for a prolonged period of time. Every three to six months, go over your dosage and whether you still need to take estradiol with your doctor.
Can estradiol lead to cancer?
People who use Estradiol 2mg products like estradiol for a long time have a higher risk of developing breast cancer and uterine (endometrial) cancer. Estradiol 2mg can also be utilised as a form of treatment for some persons with breast or prostate cancer. Discuss with your doctor the advantages and disadvantages of taking estradiol. Inform your doctor if you experience persistent vaginal bleeding because this could be an indication of endometrial cancer.
Is estradiol safe to use when nursing?
Estradiol 2 mg and other estrogen-containing products may cause you to produce less breast milk that is of lower quality. Breastfeeding mothers who take estradiol have also been reported to produce Estradiol 2 mg in their breast milk. With your healthcare provider, go over the advantages and disadvantages of taking estradiol if you’re nursing.