Estrace is used for treating conditions due to menopause (eg, hot flashes; vaginal itching, burning, or dryness), treating vulval or vaginal atrophy, and preventing osteoporosis (brittle bones). It is also used for estrogen replacement therapy after failure of the ovaries and to relieve the symptoms of breast cancer. Estrace is used for treating advanced prostate cancer.
Use Estrace as directed by your doctor.
- Take Estrace by mouth with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation.
- Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may increase the risk of Estrace’s side effects. Talk to your doctor before including grapefruit or grapefruit juice in your diet while you are taking Estrace.
- If you miss a dose of Estrace, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Estrace.
Store Estrace at room temperature, 59 to 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C), in a tight, light-resistant container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Estrace out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Estradiol.