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Small Blue Oval Pill I998 or I988 with split between the letter and number

Small Blue Oval Pill I998 or I988 with split between the letter and number. Anyone know what this is? ## Hi John, I located an oval blue/purplish pill with the imprint "b 886 1". The "b" is on one side and on the other side is "886" and "1" separated by a score line. Looking at the pill upside down shows the imprint as "1" "988"; which is what you described. This pill is identified as Estradiol (1 mg); which is used in the treatment of postmenopausal symptoms; atrophic vaginitis; osteoporosis; prostate cancer; oophorectomy; and more. For verification, the National Drug Code (NDC) is: 00555-0886 Could this possibly be a match? ## doctor have gave me this estradiol for my nite sweat n hot flashes I'm worried it may give me cancer I have ...

estradiol 1 mg watson 487

I have been taking this pill for about 10 yrs. I refilled my prescription and suddenly I am experiencing hot flashes and sleeping problems (laying awake for hours). Costco says it is the same manufacturer as before (Watson). I am wondering if "bad batches" have been reported lately. My last refill prior to this one was 90 days ago and I had no problems with that refill. My pharmacist says there is no reason and they have not had anyone complain. Are there any recent complaints regarding this manufacturer? ## Hello, Cher! How are you? I'm sorry about the problems you're having. No, I've not read any reports of such. However, after 10 years, it could be that it just isn't working for you in this dosage, anymore. Our bodies do tend to get used to anything we take fo...

EST Estrgn Methtest .625/1.25 mg

I am a 42 yr old woman and had a complete hysterectomy in October 2008. Within 1 year of my surgery, I began experiencing extreme hair loss. This November, my doctor prescribed EST ESTRN METHTEST .625/1.25 mg (in addition to the ESTRADIOL .5mg that I was already taking) to help reduce the hair loss. I was wondering if this medication is used for this purpose (as well as it's other benefits)? My mother is a breast cancer survivor (2009) & I am concerned about increasing my chances, by taking all these medications. Is it safe, or should I just accept my balding? ## This medication is a combination of Esterified Estrogens and Methyltestosterone, they are used for hormone replacement, to help with the symptoms of menopause or a deficiency in these hormones. Thus, yes, if the hair lo...

Does estradiol help with weight loss?

I started back on .5 estradiol. I have not been on it for a year and 1/2 and I have gained a lot of weight. I started on supplements that helped me to feel better so I thought I could go off estradiol. It’s so weird cause I thought I would lose weight going off of it and I keep gaining. I eat clean, exercise daily and drink only water. I started back up yesterday so I’m hoping it will help me take some of this weight off. Has anyone heard of weight loss when on estradiol? ## Are you perimenopausal, or post menopausal? If so, these conditions can cause some weight gain, regardless of what medication you take, your diet, or exercise, this is well documented in NIH studies. It is a well known fact that most middle aged women tend to gain weight and develop a paunch in the midse...

Ethinyl Estradiol Levonorgestrel Ferrous Fumarate

i had unprotected sex with my bf and morning after we had sex i take a pill that is Ethinyl Estradiol Levonorgestrel Ferrous Fumarate. i was concerns pills effectiveness. is it ok to take a pill after we had sex is the pills effective enough to protect me from getting pregnant? ## That really depends on what type of pill it is, you didn't specify the dosage amount or how many you took. If you are talking about a pill that is just supposed to be used as a regular contraceptive, then no, taking one after having sex, will not prevent pregnancy. However, if it is a higher dose tablet or you had to take several, because it is intended to be one of the morning after pills, then yes, it could prevent pregnancy. One way to tell is whether or not you started your period, after taking it, bec...


HARMONE ## hi i am consulting a gynecologist, she gave me Estradiol valerate tablests -2mg. may I know the purpose & benefits of this tablets? ## What is Estradiol ## What does your 1MG estradiol tablet look like ## Yes, this is a form of Estrogen, which is a vital hormone to the female menstrual cycle and overall health. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, irregular bleeding, and headache. Linda, what are the markings on the tablet in question? Can you please post back and clarify? This is a generic that is manufactured by several different pharmaceutical companies.

Angeliq (Drospirenone/Estradiol) Hormone tablets

I am in my late forties, for the last 3 months my period has been so heavy that I can't go to work. I am messing up my self, bedding, etc. I need to know whether angelique would help me? ## Unfortunately, since I have no way of knowing what is causing your problem, I really can't answer that question. Angelique is a form of hormone replacement therapy, that contains Estradiol and Drospirenone and as such, there are some conditions it can help with, but it is not appropriate to treat everything. Have you consulted a doctor? Hormones are only going to be appropriate, if your condition is caused by a lack of the ones this medication contains. If it is caused by something else, such as ovarian cysts, then you would need the treatment appropriate to treat them. ## I 've been havi...

Cannot afford Estradiol patch or Progesterone cap

I cannot possibly afford the monthly price through my Pharmacy at Publix at Hobe Sound, Florida 33455. I am retired on a limited budget, and and hoping I can get help in the form of a discount coupon. My current physician's name is Dr. Laurie Rothman, MD located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410. My insurance will not cover the .0375 Estadiol Transdermal system, nor the progesterone 100mg cap vir. The monthly price of both are way above my ability to afford. I am hopeful for any help or advice. I am a retired teacher after 34+ years with the Palm Beach County School District in Palm Beach County, Florida. ## Hi Carol - Sorry to hear about challenges with the cost of your meds. As far as a discount coupon goes, I know that this site offers a free rx discount card which may provide...

small round blue pill M E 5

I have a small round blue pill with M on one side. The other side has an E, a score line and a 5. What is this pill? ## This tablet is manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 2mgs of Estradiol, which is a hormone often used by women to treat various conditions, such as perimenopause, menopause, and hormone imbalances. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, spotting, and PMS-like symptoms. Is there anything else I can help with?

dog ate one estradiol

My 65 pound ate one. 5mg estradiol will it hurt het ## Dear cheese, I would call the Vet, right away. ## @Cheese, Sorry to hear about your dog getting ahold of birth control. I'd imagine that must've been an awkward experience wondering how the dog might react in that moment lol. Although I see you posted this back in May, earlier this year. Do you have any feedback on the status of your dog now? To summarize my own investigation/research on the topic, the levels of toxicity for estrogen are not often reached via the ingestion of contraceptive pills, and is reported to be at dosages greater than 1 mg/kg of body weight. And please correct me if I'm wrong, but this means that a 25lb dog would need to consume quite a few of these pills for a toxic effect. So if I understand tha...

estrog/methyl vs estradiol patch

I have been taking estrog/methyl pill for 15 yrs, now insurance does not cover it, phys put me on estradiol patch (which insurance covers) concerned about side effects, are they similar in relieving side effects.? would appreciate any feedback anyone can give me.

norgestimate-eth estradiol

Hi, i have recently been prescribed norgestimate eth-estradiol and i have never taken BCP, so i am confused about when to start because its already been 10 days after my last period. ## You can start them at any time, however, if they aren't started on the first day of your menstrual cycle, then you will need to use additional protection for the first 7 days, before they will become effective at preventing pregnancy. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I'm taking Tri-Linyah (ethinyl estradiol + norgestimate). Do I continue to take the inactive pills after my period has started?

small blue oval pill, b on one side 887 2 on other side

I can't figure out what this is. I remember getting it. I think it was for my insomnia. ## This tablet is manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 2mgs of Estradiol, which is an Estrogen hormone that's used to treat the hormonal imbalances and menopausal symptoms. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, spotting, irritability, and PMS-like symptoms. Is there anything else I can help with?

Estradiol after Hysterectomy (partial to full)

I am a 41 y/o woman who has had a complete hysterectomy. I am currently taking Estradiol in a low dosage (small pink pill) and have only been taking it for about 3 weeks now. I still don't feel right. I feel like mentally, I'm cloudy and not able to focus. I have been having some trouble sleeping recently too. Also, I'm irritable, and have been having hot flashes something bad. My question is, do you think I would benefit from having the dosage raised a little, or should I wait and see another week. I am also having symptoms similar to an anxiety attack, pretty regularly. Please tell me if I should try another form of estrogen, or wait and see how this will go. ## I am very sorry about what you're experiencing. You should have yourself checked out, you may need a dosage ...

estradiol gluten free

Is Estradiol made by Barr gluten free? ## Hello, Pam! How are you? What are the markings on it? I'm sorry, but without this information, I can't check the inactive ingredients for you. Sometimes what's listed by the pharmacy is just a licensed distributor, not the actual manufacturer. Can you please post back with this additional information? Thanks! The FDA classifies this as a hormonal supplement and lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability and PMS like symptoms. ## I have the same medication question. Light purple oval shaped with B on front and 886 1 on back. ## I have been feeling like I was "glutened" after only taking 2 doses

pale blue oval pill

One side of pill has a 6, 9, or b on one side; other side has a 1 on one side of bisect and 988 on other. Please identify if you can. ## Hi Stephanie, Based on the description provided, I located an oval blue/purplish pill with the imprint "b 886 1". The "b" is on one side and on the other side is "886" and "1" separated by a score line. Looking at the pill upside down shows the imprint as "1" "988"; which is what you described. This pill is reportedly identified as Estradiol (1 mg), which is often used in the treatment of postmenopausal symptoms, but also has a number of other indications as well. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Estradiol Details I hope this helps!

a round blue pill with m on one side and 5 the other

Found a light blue pill with M on one side and E slash 5 on the other side. Was wanting to know what it is ## Hello, JR! How are you? This tablet contains 2mgs of Estradiol, it is used in hormone replacement therapy. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and mood swings. Is there anything else I can help with?

estrogen mtest

green, oblong pill ## I have been taking EST Estrogen tab MTEST since July 8, 2009, and i have been getting headaches, very jittery and nauseated. What are the side effects to this pill? ## This is a hormone, so those are fairly common side effects you may experience while taking it. They should eventually taper off, as your body adjusts to the medication. If it continues or gets particularly bothersome, please speak to your doctor. Did you have any other questions? ## no, I have no further questions and I thank you for your response. ## WHAT ARE ANOTHER SIDE EFFECTS FOR EST ESTROG/MTEST DS TAB ## I am taking estrogenmtest tab amn and am experiencing muscle and joint pain in my arms and shoulders. Is this a common side effect of this med? ## I am taking Estradiol & Progesteron then ...

i have stopped take dronis 30 on March when can i expect my pergancy

i have used the dronis 30 tablet for three months (Jan Feb and Mar).then i stopped to take but i got my periods on May month When can i expect my pergancy Please advice me ## There is really no precise time frame that can be given. You may get pregnant immediately, or it may take a few months for your body to balance your hormones back out on its own for ovulation to occur. Did your period occur at a regular time frame, or was it off? ## My period time frame is reqular alone.i have taking the dronis 30 tablets on MAR month & i got period on APR 7 Am not use dronis 30 after my periods got on April month.But i got my periods on MAY 07 this months I consult my doctor they said take clome and fertibex and Estradiol valerate tablet am so confused. please help me :( ## when can i expect m...

small blue round pill with 3 5 on it

The 3 and the 5 are separated by scoring in the pill and the flip side has a half moon imprint on it. ## small blue pill with a M and on the other side has a 3 and a 5 seperated with a vertical line ## The blue tablet with the M E5 on it contains 2mgs of Estradiol, which is a sex hormone, mostly predominant in women. Thus, it is frequently used for HRT. Learn more Estradiol details here. Being a synthetic hormone, it does carry some risks, such as increased risk of clotting, headaches, weight gain and dizziness. As to the original tablet, however, I haven't been able to find anything on that one. Does anyone else recognize it?


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