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Delestrogen Overdose - Enjuvia and Breastfeeding

This page contains links to eMedTV Menopause Articles containing information on subjects from Delestrogen Overdose to Enjuvia and Breastfeeding. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Delestrogen Overdose
    A Delestrogen (estradiol valerate) overdose may cause nausea, vomiting, and vaginal bleeding. This portion of the eMedTV Web library further discusses the effects of a Delestrogen overdose and describes the treatment options that are available.
  • Delestrogen Side Effects
    Possible side effects of Delestrogen include nausea, headaches, and vaginal yeast infections. As this eMedTV article explains, while most Delestrogen side effects are usually minor, some require prompt medical care, such as heart attacks and strokes.
  • Delestrogen Uses
    This eMedTV article explains what Delestrogen is used for, such as treating menopause symptoms and hormone deficiencies. This Web resource also lists other, "off-label" Delestrogen uses, such as its use in men going through a sex change.
  • Delestrogen Warnings and Precautions
    Before using Delestrogen, let your doctor know if you have certain conditions, such as asthma or epilepsy. This eMedTV Web resource explores other important Delestrogen warnings and precautions, including a list of who should not use this medication.
  • Depo-Estradiol
    Depo-Estradiol is a prescription drug used to treat menopausal symptoms and hormone deficiencies. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Depo-Estradiol Alternatives
    As this eMedTV Web segment discusses, Depo-Estradiol (estradiol cypionate) alternatives include other medications, coping strategies, and natural remedies. This page also explains when it may be time to consider one of these other options.
  • Depo-Estradiol and Breastfeeding
    The hormone in Depo-Estradiol (estradiol cypionate) does pass through breast milk. This eMedTV Web article explains that if you are taking Depo-Estradiol and breastfeeding at the same time, it may affect the quality and quantity of your breast milk.
  • Depo-Estradiol and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains why pregnant women should not use Depo-Estradiol (estradiol cypionate). This article takes a closer look at Depo-Estradiol and pregnancy, including why there is no legitimate reason for pregnant women to use this medication.
  • Depo-Estradiol Dosage
    This eMedTV article explains that the recommended Depo-Estradiol dosage is based on several factors, such as how you respond to Depo-Estradiol and the condition being treated. This page also offers tips for when and how to take the medication.
  • Depo-Estradiol Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on Depo-Estradiol? This eMedTV resource takes a quick look at this hormone replacement, including how it is given and why it's important to discuss your medical history with your healthcare provider before using it.
  • Depo-Estradiol Drug Interactions
    If you take certain other medications with Depo-Estradiol, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the medications that may negatively interact with Depo-Estradiol and describes the problems these interactions can cause.
  • Depo-Estradiol Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that an overdose of Depo-Estradiol (estradiol cypionate) may cause nausea, vomiting, and vaginal bleeding. This page also describes what to do in the case of a Depo-Estradiol overdose, and covers possible treatment options.
  • Depo-Estradiol Side Effects
    Some of the common Depo-Estradiol side effects include breast tenderness, headaches, and nausea. This eMedTV segment outlines other side effects of Depo-Estradiol, and describes which side effects are serious and may require immediate medical care.
  • Depo-Estradiol Uses
    This eMedTV Web resource takes an in-depth look at what Depo-Estradiol is used for, such as treating menopausal symptoms and hormone deficiencies. This page also describes other Depo-Estradiol uses, such as for men who are having a sex change.
  • Depo-Estradiol Warnings and Precautions
    Depo-Estradiol can increase the risk of certain health conditions, such as blood clots and strokes. This eMedTV page discusses several other Depo-Estradiol warnings and precautions, including what to discuss with your doctor before using this drug.
  • Diagnosing Premature Menopause
    Diagnosing premature menopause usually involves a review of symptoms, and in some cases, blood tests. This eMedTV article discusses blood tests used to diagnose premature menopause, which measure the level of hormones (such as estradiol) in the body.
  • DIM
    DIM is a dietary supplement used for various purposes, including treating menopause symptoms. This eMedTV resource explains how DIM works, discusses its safety and effectiveness, and offers information on what to be aware of before using this product.
  • DIM and Breastfeeding
    It is generally recommended to avoid using DIM (diindolylmethane) while breastfeeding. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at DIM and breastfeeding, and describes the potential problems that DIM can cause in a breastfeeding woman.
  • DIM and Pregnancy
    Not much is known about the safety of using DIM (diindolylmethane) during pregnancy. This page from the eMedTV archives includes more information on DIM and pregnancy, and explores some of the potential risks of using the supplement while pregnant.
  • DIM Benefits
    DIM is claimed to be beneficial for a number of different uses, including cancer prevention. This eMedTV page lists other possible benefits of DIM, explores the effectiveness of the supplement for these uses, and discusses the use of DIM in children.
  • DIM Dosage
    There is not enough information available to recommend a safe and effective DIM dosage for any use. This eMedTV article discusses DIM dosing in more detail and provides information on how to select a reliable product from a trustworthy manufacturer.
  • DIM Drug Interactions
    Not much is known about DIM drug interactions at this time. As this eMedTV segment explains, since it is not known which drugs may interact with DIM, you should tell your doctor about all other medicines you are taking before using DIM supplements.
  • DIM Overdose
    A DIM (diindolylmethane) overdose may cause vaginal bleeding or a disruption of the menstrual cycle. This eMedTV article further explores the potential risks of a DIM overdose and describes various treatment options that are available.
  • DIM Safety
    It is not known if DIM is safe for people with kidney or liver problems. This eMedTV Web page contains other important DIM safety warnings and precautions, including information on who may not be able to safely use this supplement.
  • DIM Side Effects
    At this time, there are no known side effects of DIM. As this article on the eMedTV site explains, however, this does not mean that DIM side effects are not possible. It simply means that no side effects have been reported in studies or case reports.
  • DIM Supplement Information
    If you are looking for information on DIM supplements, this eMedTV resource is a good place to start. This article gives an overview of what the supplements are used for, when to consult your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Divigel
    Divigel is a medicated gel licensed to treat hot flashes and night sweats caused by menopause. This eMedTV resource describes how Divigel works, explains how to use the gel, and provides a list of side effects that may occur with the medication.
  • Divigel Alternatives
    Besides Divigel, there are other menopause treatment options available. This page on the eMedTV site covers these Divigel alternatives in more detail and includes a list of other hormone medications that can be used to control menopause symptoms.
  • Divigel and Breastfeeding
    Divigel is an estrogen medication that is not recommended for breastfeeding women. This eMedTV article includes more information on Divigel and breastfeeding, and explains why women who are breastfeeding should avoid this medication.
  • Divigel and Pregnancy
    There is no legitimate medical reason for a pregnant woman to use Divigel. This eMedTV segment offers more information on Divigel and pregnancy, and further explains why pregnant women should avoid this medication.
  • Divigel Dosage
    Your doctor will recommend a Divigel dosage based on the severity of your menopause symptoms. As this eMedTV article explains, the usual starting Divigel dose is one 0.25 gram packet applied once daily. If needed, your doctor may increase this dosage.
  • Divigel Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause Divigel drug interactions include cyclosporine, barbiturates, and St. John's wort. This eMedTV Web page provides a list of other drugs that may interact negatively with Divigel and describes the effects of these interactions.
  • Divigel HRT Information
    Women who have hot flashes or other vasomotor symptoms of menopause may find relief with Divigel. This eMedTV Web page provides some helpful information on Divigel, including a link to more details about this form of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
  • Divigel Overdose
    Although a Divigel overdose is unlikely to cause serious problems, you should still seek medical attention. This eMedTV page describes the potential effects of a Divigel overdose and explains how an overdose may be treated.
  • Divigel Side Effects
    Blood clots, depression, and allergic reactions are rare but serious side effects of Divigel. As this eMedTV page explains, however, most Divigel side effects (such as breast tenderness) are actually mild and usually do not require medical attention.
  • Divigel Uses
    Divigel is used for treating night sweats and hot flashes caused by menopause. This article from the eMedTV Web site further explains what the medication is used for and discusses past and present off-label Divigel uses.
  • Divigel Warnings and Precautions
    Divigel can cause high blood pressure or high triglycerides in some women. This eMedTV article lists other potential side effects of Divigel. Warnings and precautions on who should avoid using this medication are also included in this segment.
  • Does Black Cohosh Work?
    You may be wondering, "Does black cohosh work?" As this eMedTV page explains, there is some evidence that black cohosh is effective at relieving the symptoms of menopause. This page also covers why more research is needed for other black cohosh uses.
  • Does DIM Work?
    Many people may question, "Does DIM work?" This article found on the eMedTV Web site lists a number of conditions that DIM (diindolylmethane) is claimed to be useful for and explores the dietary supplement's effectiveness for these various uses.
  • Does Pregnenolone Work?
    This eMedTV page explains that there is no reliable evidence to prove that pregnenolone works for treating any health conditions in humans. This page covers the hormone's effectiveness and further addresses the question, "Does pregnenolone work?"
  • Does Red Clover Work?
    As this eMedTV article explains, many women may wonder if red clover works to alleviate menopausal symptoms. This page discusses the research that has been done on red clover effectiveness and explains why red clover may not be an effective product.
  • Does Wild Yam Work?
    Many people may wonder, "Does wild yam work?" This article from the eMedTV Web site addresses the effectiveness of this product for various uses, including breast enlargement and the treatment of several conditions (such as PMS or osteoporosis).
  • Drug Interactions With Estropipate Vaginal Cream
    Certain antibiotics or antifungals can cause drug interactions with estropipate vaginal cream. This page on the eMedTV site lists other medications that may interact with estropipate vaginal cream and explains the risks these interactions may pose.
  • Drug Interactions With Jinteli
    Antibiotics, thyroid medicines, and grapefruit juice are among the products that can react with Jinteli. This eMedTV resource highlights other medications that may cause Jinteli drug interactions and describes the problems these reactions can cause.
  • Drug Interactions With Mimvey
    Some antibiotics, seizure medicines, and barbiturates are among the products that can interact with Mimvey. This eMedTV Web page outlines other medications that may cause Mimvey drug interactions and describes the problems these reactions can cause.
  • Elestrin
    Elestrin is an estrogen hormone replacement medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV article describes how the medicine works, explores its effects, explains how and when to apply the gel, and lists possible side effects.
  • Elestrin and Breastfeeding
    Elestrin (as well as other medications containing estrogen) is not recommended for breastfeeding women. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at Elestrin and breastfeeding, and explores the risks of using this drug while breastfeeding.
  • Elestrin and Pregnancy
    Elestrin is a pregnancy Category X medication, which means it should not be taken during pregnancy. This eMedTV article discusses Elestrin and pregnancy, and explains why pregnancy Category X medications should be avoided by pregnant women.
  • Elestrin Dosage
    The recommended Elestrin dosage is one pump of Elestrin gel applied once daily. This segment from the eMedTV library offers more detailed Elestrin dosing guidelines and explains how and when to apply the medicated gel each day.
  • Elestrin Drug Interactions
    Seizure medicines, St. John's wort, and barbiturates could cause Elestrin drug interactions. This eMedTV resource lists other medicines that may interact with Elestrin. Drug interactions may cause side effects or reduce the effectiveness of Elestrin.
  • Elestrin HRT Medication
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Elestrin can be a helpful medication for women going through menopause. This resource takes a closer look at this hormone replacement therapy (HRT), explaining how it can help treat hot flashes and other symptoms.
  • Elestrin Overdose
    Although an Elestrin overdose is usually not serious, it may cause nausea or vomiting. This eMedTV article explores other potential effects of an Elestrin overdose and explains whether medical attention is necessary for the overdose.
  • Elestrin Side Effects
    Common side effects of Elestrin include breast tenderness and irregular vaginal bleeding. This page on the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at Elestrin side effects, including what to do if you experience problems while taking the medication.
  • Elestrin Uses
    Elestrin is used for replacing the estrogen that the ovaries no longer produce in menopausal women. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of the hormone replacement medication and lists possible off-label Elestrin uses.
  • Elestrin Warnings and Precautions
    You should not use Elestrin if you have liver disease. This eMedTV segment further explains who should not use Elestrin. Warnings and precautions on what side effects or complications may occur with the medication are also listed on this page.
  • Engivia
    This eMedTV article provides an overview of Enjuvia, a prescription drug approved to treat menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes and vaginal problems. This page also covers some general precautions. Engivia is a common misspelling of Enjuvia.
  • More About Enjuvia
    Enjuvia is a prescription medicine that is used to alleviate certain symptoms associated with menopause. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of Enjuvia, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Enjuvia Alternatives
    As this eMedTV article explains, Enjuvia alternatives include other conventional medications, non-drug treatments, and natural remedies. This page also describes what to do if Enjuvia is not working for you or if it is causing bothersome side effects.
  • Enjuvia and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV segment explains that the hormones in Enjuvia do pass through breast milk and may affect the quality and production of breast milk. This page also explains why taking Enjuvia and breastfeeding at the same time is typically not recommended.
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