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Estramustine

Estramustine Information

Estramustine Benefits & Uses

Estramustine is used to treat the following -

  1. Prostate Cancer Primary

Estramustine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Estramustine

Estramustine

Estramustine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Estramustine is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Chest Pain सामान्य
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Shortness of Breath Moderate
  5. Fatigue Mild
  6. Insomnia सामान्य
  7. Muscle cramps or spasms (painful)
  8. Angioedema Unknown
  9. Flatulence Mild
  10. Dry Skin
  11. Anxiety सामान्य
  12. Headache सामान्य
  13. Dyspepsia
  14. Flushing
  15. Edema Moderate

Estramustine Related Warnings

Is the use of Estramustine safe for pregnant women?

Severe

Is the use of Estramustine safe during breastfeeding?

Severe

What is the effect of Estramustine on the Kidneys?

Moderate

What is the effect of Estramustine on the Liver?

Moderate

What is the effect of Estramustine on the Heart?

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Estramustine with Other Drugs

Estramustine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Estramustine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Estramustine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Heart Disease
  4. Edema
  5. Diabetes
  6. High BP (High Blood Pressure)

Frequently asked Questions about Estramustine

Is this Estramustine habit forming or addictive?

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

नहीं

Estramustine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Estramustine

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Estramustine

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Emcyt® estramustine phosphate sodium
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 866
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 53