Active ingredient: Ethinyl Estradiol

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Ethinyl Estradiol uses


A semisynthetic alkylated estradiol with a 17-alpha-ethinyl substitution. It has high estrogenic potency when administered orally, and is often used as the estrogenic component in oral contraceptives.

Indication: For treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms associated with the menopause, female hypogonadism, prostatic carcinoma-palliative therapy of advanced disease, breast cancer, as an oral contraceptive, and as emergency contraceptive.

Ethinyl Estradiol is a synthetic derivative of the natural estrogen estradiol. It is one of two estrogens currently used in oral contraceptive pills. The other, mestranol, is converted to Ethinyl Estradiol before it is biologically active. Ethinyl Estradiol and norethindrone are used together as an oral contraceptive agent.

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Ethinyl Estradiol available forms, composition, doses:

Price
Ethinyl estradiol powder140.0 USD
Ortho tri-cyclen lo tablet2.68 USD
Ortho-Cyclen (28) 28 0.25-35 mg-mcg tablet Disp Pack38.99 USD
Ortho-cyclen 28 tablet1.13 USD

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References

  1. Dailymed."ETHINYL ESTRADIOL; NORETHINDRONE ACETATE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. "ethinyl estradiol". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "ethinyl estradiol". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB0097... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Ethinyl Estradiol?

Depending on the reaction of the Ethinyl Estradiol after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Ethinyl Estradiol not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Ethinyl Estradiol addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sdrugs.com conducted a study on Ethinyl Estradiol, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Ethinyl Estradiol consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

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How often in a day do you take the medicine?
Are you taking the Ethinyl Estradiol drug as prescribed by the doctor?

Few medications can be taken Once in a day more than prescribed when the doctor's advice mentions the medicine can be taken according to frequency or severity of symptoms. Most times, be very careful and clear about the number of times you are taking the medication. The report of sdrugs.com website users about the frequency of taking the drug Ethinyl Estradiol is mentioned below.
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What is the dose of Ethinyl Estradiol drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among sdrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 1-5mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.
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The drugs are administered in various routes, like oral or injection form. They are administered before food or after food. How are you taking Ethinyl Estradiol drug, before food or after food?
Click here to find out how other users of our website are taking it. For any doubts or queries on how and when the medicine is administered, contact your health care provider immediately.
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