It is used as hormone replacement in menopausal women who still have their uterus
What is this medicine?ESTRADIOL; NORGESTIMATE (es tra DYE ole; nor JES ti mate) is used as hormone replacement in menopausal women who still have their uterus. This product is used to treat hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?Take this medicine by mouth with a drink of water. You may take this medicine with food. Follow the directions on the prescription label. You will take one tablet daily at roughly the same time each day. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
A patient package insert for the product will be given with each prescription and refill. Read this sheet carefully each time. The sheet may change frequently.
What if I miss a dose?If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
What may interact with this medicine?