OB_Estrogen - Estrogen Routine use Restoration of hormonal...

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Estrogen Routine use: Restoration of hormonal balance in various deficiency states Estrogens should be used in the lowest doses for the shortest period of time consistent with desired therapeutic outcome. . Ovariectomy, Primary Ovarian Failure PO (Adults): 1.25 mg daily administered cyclically (3 wk on, 1 wk off). Osteoporosis/Menopausal Symptoms PO (Adults): 0.3-1.25 mg daily or in a cycle. Female Hypogonadism PO (Adults): 0.3-0.625 mg daily administered cyclically (3 wk on, 1 wk off). Inoperable Breast Carcinoma--Men and Postmenopausal Women PO (Adults): 10 mg 3 times daily. Inoperable Prostate Carcinoma PO (Adults): 1.25-2.5 mg 3 times daily. Uterine Bleeding IM IV (Adults): 25 mg, may repeat in 6-12 hr if necessary. Atrophic Vaginitis PO (Adults): 0.3-1.25 mg daily. Vag (Adults): 1.25-2.5 mg (2-4 g cream) daily for 3 wk, off for 1 wk, then repeat. C - hormones A- Restoration of hormonal balance in various deficiency states and treatment of hormone-sensitive tumors. Major side effects: CNS: headache , dizziness, insomnia, lethargy, mental depression. CV: MI , THROMBOEMBOLISM , edema , hypertension . GI: nausea , weight changes , anorexia, increased appetite, jaundice, vomiting. GU: women:
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2010 for the course NUR 2000 taught by Professor Rn during the Spring '10 term at Florida State College.

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