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Espauz 0.625mg Tablet

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Product introduction

Espauz 0.625mg Tablet is a female sex hormone (estrogen). It is a part of female hormone replacement therapy which helps in treating estrogen deficiency symptoms like hot flushes (red and warm face) and vaginal dryness.

Espauz 0.625mg Tablet is also used to prevent osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of bone) in postmenopausal women, who are at high risk of fractures and can not take other preventive medicines for osteoporosis.  It can be taken with or without food, but remember to take it at a fixed time each day for better efficacy. The dose and duration will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. The treatment should not be stopped abruptly without consulting your doctor as this may affect the potency of this medicine.

The most common side effects of this HRT are headaches, breast pain, irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting, abdominal cramps or bloating, nausea, vomiting, and hair loss. If any of these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please inform your doctor. 

Before taking this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same disease or other diseases. Before you initiate with this HRT, you must consult the doctor if you have a history of unexplained vaginal bleeding or if you have ever had a blood clot in your legs or your lungs. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should tell your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may suggest you some diagnostic or laboratory tests to know the effects and side effects of this medicine on your body.

Benefits of Espauz Tablet

In Hormone replacement therapy

Hormone placement therapy (HRT) is a treatment to relieve symptoms of menopause such as hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings, vaginal dryness, and reduced sex drive. Since menopause can last for several years, this treatment can make a big improvement to your daily life and mood. Estrogen is one of two important hormones (the other is progesterone) used in this treatment. You should use this medicine as it is prescribed, and for as long as it is prescribed by your doctor.

In Prevention of Post menopausal osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. It often occurs in women after menopause (end of a woman's menstrual cycles) and is known as post-menopausal osteoporosis. Espauz 0.625mg Tablet helps to keep your bones strong and healthy and reduces the risk of osteoporosis. It also helps maintain bone density and reduces your risk of bone fracture. You should use this medicine as it is prescribed, and for as long as it is prescribed by your doctor.

Side effects of Espauz Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Espauz

  • Nausea
  • Breast pain
  • Hair loss
  • Irregular vaginal bleeding
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Vaginal spotting
  • Vaginal itching
  • Depression
  • Leg cramps
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Vaginal yeast infection
  • Vaginal burning sensation

How to use Espauz 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. Espauz 0.625mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Espauz Tablet works

Espauz 0.625mg Tablet is a mixture of estrogens (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).

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Espauz 0.625mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Espauz 0.625mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Espauz 0.625mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Espauz 0.625mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Espauz 0.625mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Espauz 0.625mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Espauz Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Espauz 0.625mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Espauz 0.625mg Tablet
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Conjya 0.625mg Tablet
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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Espauz 0.625mg 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 Espauz 0.625mg 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Estradiol Congeners
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GYNAECOLOGICAL
Action Class
Estrogens

Interaction with drugs

Taking Espauz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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I have been told by doctors I have cystitis also simple cyst in right ovary . What should I be doing its been two years I have this issue
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hi PATIENT hormone therapy helps with cysts. Ask your doctor for a hormone replacement.
Having urine burning problem past month. with the homeop medicine 70% relief i got. now i stopped medicine to have. five year back hystectomy done overies still remain. due to computer work eyes get dried and tired. shoulders also pain. past 1.7 year back pain started. some time hot flashes also come suddenly. all blood investigation and u/s are normal. as per dr. advise take sweet less. hair fall are more. no dandruff.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
It is normal to have hot flashes and these post menopausal symptoms after hysterectomyYou can take hormone therapy if you want however symptoms will recurrent when you stop treatment
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FAQs

Q. What is Espauz 0.625mg Tablet and what is it used for?

Espauz 0.625mg Tablet contains a mixture of estrogens (a female sex hormone). It helps in treating estrogen deficiency symptoms like hot flushes (red and warm face), vaginal dryness in women.  It is also used to prevent osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of bone) in postmenopausal women, who are at high risk of fractures and can not take other preventive medicines for osteoporosis.

Q. When and how to take Espauz 0.625mg Tablet?

Take Espauz 0.625mg Tablet as per the advise by your doctor. However, you must try to take Espauz 0.625mg Tablet tablet at the same time of each day, to ensure the consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I miss to take Espauz 0.625mg Tablet?

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 Espauz 0.625mg Tablet?

The common side effects associated with Espauz 0.625mg Tablet 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 they persist, check with your doctor as soon as possible.
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References

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 501.
  2. Mayo Clinic. Conjugated estrogens. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Conjgated estrogen. Sandwich, Kent: Pfizer Limited; 2011 [revised Aug. 2016]. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.


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