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Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet is a female hormone that is identical to estrogen. It is used as a hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat symptoms associated with menopause (hot flushes, vaginal dryness and itching), estrogen deficiency (hypoestrogenism), and thinning of bones (osteoporosis).

In some cases, Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet is also used to treat breast cancer and prostate cancer along with other anticancer medicines. The medicine is to be swallowed with water. 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. 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 headache, 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.

Uses of Evalon Tablet

Benefits of Evalon 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. Estriol is an important hormone used in this treatment. You should use this medicine as it is prescribed, and for as long as it is prescribed by your doctor.

Side effects of Evalon 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 Evalon

  • Headache
  • Breast pain
  • Irregular vaginal bleeding
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Bloating
  • Hair loss
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

How to use Evalon 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. Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Evalon Tablet works

Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet belongs to a class of drugs called estrogens. 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 Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet 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
UNSAFE
Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Evalon Forte 2mg 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 Evalon Forte 2mg 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
Estrogens Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GYNAECOLOGICAL

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Evalon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Q. What is Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet and what is it used for?

Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet tablet contains a medicine called Estriol which is an estrogen 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 Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet?

Take Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet as per the advise by your doctor. However, you must try to take Evalon Forte 2mg 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 Evalon Forte 2mg 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 Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet?

The common side effects associated with Evalon Forte 2mg 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. Masters SB. Hypothalmic & Pituitary Hormones. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 701-702.
  2. ScienceDirect. Estriol. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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