estramustine phosphate sodium


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estramustine phosphate sodium

[es′trəmus′tēn]
an antineoplastic agent.
indications It is prescribed for palliative treatment of metastatic or progressive carcinoma of the prostate.
contraindications Thromboembolytic disorders or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects The most serious adverse effects are cerebrovascular accident, myocardial infarction, thrombophlebitis, pulmonary emboli, and congestive heart failure.
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