Conjugated Estrogens (Cenestin, Enjuvia, Estrace, and Others) (cont.)

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Conjugated estrogens are available as oral tablets and topical cream.

What about taking conjugated estrogens during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?

Conjugated estrogens are not recommended during pregnancy because it may cause birth defects in the unborn. Use of conjugated estrogens is not recommended in nursing mothers because conjugated estrogens enter breast milk and may have harmful effects on the newborn. Conjugated estrogens can also affect the quality and quantity of breast milk.

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/2/2014


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