What is Lynoral (Ethinylestradiol) used for?
Lynoral (Ethinylestradiol) may be prescribed to treat post menopausal symptoms occurring as a result of estrogen deficiency. It may also be prescribed to certain women to help prevent osteoporosis, especially in those who are at a high risk of fractures or for whom treatment with other products is not an option. Other conditions it is used to treat include gonadal dysgenesis, menstrual disorders, or prostate cancer.
How should I use Lynoral (Ethinylestradiol)?
Lynoral (Ethinylestradiol) tablets should be taken by mouth. However, as these tablets are used to treat a variety of conditions, the exact dosage required for each patient varies, depending on the condition being treated. Never take more than the prescribed amount. Treatment of menopausal symptoms may require you to take these tablets as part of a cycle (21 days taking them, with a 7 day break). However, you must follow the instructions provided to you by your physician.
What are the side effects of Lynoral (Ethinylestradiol)?
Lynoral (Ethinylestradiol) may cause side effects, such as:
Report all side effects to your physician, and seek immediate medical attention if any more severe side effects are noticed.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Lynoral (Ethinylestradiol). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.