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Generic Name
Estradiol
Trade Name
Estraderm TTS
Manufacturer
Novartis Pharma
Risk Category
X
  • Positive evidence of human fetal risk exists.
  • Potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks (e.g. life threatening situations or serious illness).
  • Studies in animals and/or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities.
  • Fetal risk involved in use of drug, clearly outweighs potential benefit.
  • Contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant. Don’t use.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Estrogenic hormone.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Exposure to Estrogens as a group in 1st trimester is a possible cause of cardiovascular, eye, ear defects and down’s syndrome.
  • Males exposed in utero to Estrogen-progesterone may have psychosexual changes (less heterosexual experience, fewer musculine interests).
  • Use of estrogenic hormones during pregnancy is contraindicated.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • estrogen administration to nursing mothers has been shown to decrease the quantity and quality of the milk.
  • Detectable amounts of estrogens have been identified in the milk of mothers receiving this drug.
  • Caution should be exercised when Estradiol is administered to a nursing woman.
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