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FEMTRACE
Menopause and HRT
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Drug Name:

FEMTRACE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Estradiol acetate 0.9mg, 1.8mg; tabs.

Company:
Warner Chilcott Laboratories

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for FEMTRACE:

Moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms of menopause.

Adult:

Start at lowest effective dose. 1 tablet daily.

Children:

Not applicable.

Contraindications:

Breast- or estrogen-dependent cancer. Thromboembolic disorders. Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding. Hepatic dysfunction or disease. Pregnancy (Cat.X).

Warnings/Precautions:

Patients with an intact uterus should always receive a progestin to avoid endometrial hyperplasia. Reevaluate periodically. Conditions aggravated by fluid retention. Hypertriglyceridemia. Do initial complete physical exam and repeat annually (include BP, mammogram, and PAP smear). Discontinue if jaundice occurs. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

May be affected by CYP3A4 inducers or inhibitors.

Pharmacological Class:

Estrogen.

Adverse Reactions:

See literature. Headache, mastodynia, vaginal bleeding/discharge, GI upset, visual abnormalities; cardiovascular or gallbladder effects, fluid retention, others.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100

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