Ethinyl Estradiol is used for the purpose of contraception and hormone replacement therapy (hrt), and it is also used in the treatment of post menopausal osteoporosis, prostate cancer, and failure of ovarian development.
How it Works
Ethinyl Estradiol is a man-made form of the naturally occurring female hormone called oestrogen in the body. Ethinyl Estradiol helps to relieve many of the problems associated with the menopause, such as hot flushes, night sweats and vaginal dryness.Ethinyl Estradiol helps in development and maintenance of menstrual cycle. In post-menopausal women, Ethinyl Estradiol works by reducing the post-menopausal symptoms and risk of weakening bones and bone fracture.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Ethinyl Estradiol may suffer from such side effects; Headache, Nausea, Mood changes, Change in body weight, Abdominal pain, Sexual dysfunction, Breast enlargement, Metrorrhagia, Breast tenderness, Edema, Fibroid