Who Should Avoid Elestrin?
You should not use Elestrin if you:
- Are allergic to Elestrin, estradiol, or any of the inactive components used to make the gel. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive components.
- Have any cancer that is sensitive to estrogen.
- Have undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding.
- Have a history of breast cancer.
- Have ever had a blood clot or pulmonary embolism (a blood clot in the lungs).
- Have ever had a heart attack or stoke.
- Have liver dysfunction or liver disease.
- Have a blood clotting disorder that makes you more likely to develop clots.
- Are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant).
There are a number of situations in which Elestrin should not be used, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before using this medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Elestrin warnings and precautions that may apply to you.