Store estramustine in the refrigerator. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?
If you miss a dose of estramustine, simply take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for your next dose. In this case, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
Is There a Generic Version?
This medication is not available in generic form (see Generic Emcyt).
Who Makes Estramustine?
Estramustine is made by Pharmacia & Upjohn Company, a division of Pfizer, Inc.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
List of references (click here):
Emcyt [package insert]. New York, NY: Pharmacia & Upjohn Company;2007 June.
Estramustine phosphate. Drug Facts and Comparisons. Drug Facts and Comparisons 4.0 [online]. 2012. Available from Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. Accessed August 20, 2012.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed August 20, 2012.
Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ. Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 8th ed. Philadelphia (PA): Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2008.
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