Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray

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Introduction

Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray is a female sex hormone (estrogen). This is a type of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) that is used to treat symptoms associated with menopause (hot flushes, vaginal dryness, and itching); estrogen deficiency; and thinning of bones (osteoporosis).

In some cases, Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray is also used to treat breast cancer and prostate cancer along with other anticancer medicines. It is to be taken at a fixed time(s) daily. The dose and duration will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any dose and finish the full course of treatment. 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. Some of the warning signs and symptoms that need immediate medical attention are breast lumps, unusual vaginal bleeding, dizziness and faintness, severe headaches, chest pain, shortness of breath, pains in your legs, etc.

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.


Side effects of Esta Vaginal Spray

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 Esta

  • Headache
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Breast pain
  • Vaginal spotting
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating

How Esta Vaginal Spray works

Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray 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).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray 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 Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray.
  • 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 Esta with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Altrom, Cenorol, Cgtrom
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Avizole, Womgo, Wormtec
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fetrop, Fertitone, Pifert
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Donogen
LIFE-THREATENING

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 Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray and what is it used for?

Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray 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 Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray?

Take Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray as per your doctor's advice. However, you must try to take Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray 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 Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray?

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 Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray?

The common side effects associated with Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray 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 whether your are young or old or have had your menopause. The medications will also depend upon whether you are estrogen deficient or have high progesterone levels, etc. You may be given bio-identical estradiol or estriol or counterbalance with natural progesterone.

Q. Who should not take Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray?

Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray should not be taken by patients who have unusual vaginal bleeding, liver problems, or bleeding disorder. It should also be avoided to patients who are pregnant or are allergic to Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray. Patients who have had uterus or breast cancer, had a stroke or heart attack, or currently have or had blood clots should also avoid this medicine.

Q. What are the serious side effects of Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray?

Serious side effects of Esta 0.375mg Vaginal Spray are uncommon and do not affect everyone. These serious side effects may include breast cancer, ovarian cancer, uterus cancer, stroke, heart attack, blood clots, gallbladder disease and dementia.

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: July, 2021

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