It is a hormone secreted by the ovarian follicles. It causes:
Estrogen replacement therapy (Estrace®) can be used to mimic a natural menstrual cycle. It is used when the ovaries are not working or have been removed. Menstrual flow may start 48 to 72 hours after stopping estrogen.
It should not be used if you have:
The most common complaint is nausea. Other side effects are:
Tell your care team right away if you have any of the above side effects.