Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet


Uses of Bestradiol Tablet

Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet is used for hormone replacement therapy.

Bestradiol Tablet side effects

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Breast tenderness
  • Stomach pain

How to use Bestradiol Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bestradiol Tablet works

Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet is an estrogen (female sex hormone). In women who are undergoing or have attained menopause, it prevents symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweats and mood swings. It also prevents the bones from becoming porous and fragile (osteoporosis).

Bestradiol Tablet related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients who previously had liver disease and the liver function tests are still not normal.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet as a part of hormone replacement therapy to relieve symptoms of menopause.
  • It may also be used for preventing osteoporosis in postmenopausal women who are at high risk of fractures.
  • Take it at the same time everyday to help you remember to take it.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any unusual vaginal bleeding or spotting, abnormal vaginal discharge or vaginal discomfort while taking Bestradiol 2 mg Tablet.
  • It may increase the risk of breast cancer. Have regular breast examinations.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you notice unexplained swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain, or changes in vision. These could be symptoms of a blood clot in a vein.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Bestradiol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Bestova L
Brand(s): Fetrop
Brand(s): Avizole
Brand(s): Stoin
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf
Brand(s): Diadose
Brand(s): Tensorin, Zeptin, Tenefron
Brand(s): Shinosun
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG
Brand(s): Toprisun


Q. What is Bestradiol and what is it used for?

Bestradiol contains Estradiol, which is an estrogen hormone. It helps in treating estrogen deficiency symptoms like hot flushes (red and warm face) and vaginal dryness in women. It is also used to prevent osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of bones) in postmenopausal women, who are at high risk of fractures and have limited treatment choice.

Q. When and how to take Bestradiol?

Take Bestradiol as per your doctor's advice. However, you must try to take Bestradiol at the same time of each day, to ensure the consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I miss a dose of Bestradiol?

If you miss a dose, you should take it as soon as possible. If the dose was missed by more than 12 hours, you should not take the missed dose and simply continue the usual dosing schedule.

Q. What are the most common side effects which I may experience while taking Bestradiol?

The common side effects associated with Bestradiol are lower abdominal pain, periods pain, breast tenderness, endometrial hyperplasia (thickening of uterus lining) and vaginal discharge. Most of these symptoms are temporary. However, if these persist, check with your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. What can I take for estrogen deficiency?

For estrogen deficiency, treatment is based on the underlying cause. Your doctor may choose from a variety of medications depending upon your age and clinical conditions. The medications will also depend upon whether you are estrogen deficient or have high progesterone levels.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 10th May 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
28 tablets in 1 strip