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Dosing Information for Estramustine

The dose of estramustine your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a few factors, including:
 
  • Your weight
  • How you respond to the medicine.
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Estramustine Dosage for more information.)
 

Drug Interactions

Estramustine may react with several other medications (see Drug Interactions With Estramustine).
 

What If I Take an Overdose of Estramustine?

It is not entirely clear what to expect from an overdose with this medicine. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else happens to take too much.
 
(Click Emcyt Overdose for more information.)
 

Storage Information

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.
 
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