estropipate


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estropipate

 [es″tro-pi´pāt]
a preparation of piperazine and estrone sulfate, having actions and uses similar to those of other estrogen preparations for treatment of estrogen deficiency states and for prevention of osteoporosis. Administered orally or intravaginally.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

estropipate

(ĕs′trō-pī′pāt′)
n.
A semisynthetic estrogenic compound, C22H32N2O5S, consisting of the sulfate form of estrone stabilized with piperazine, used in estrogen replacement therapy.
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estropipate

An oestrogen drug used for post-menopausal HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY. A brand name is Harmogen.
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estropipate 0.75-3 mg/day estradiol in vaginal ring 7.5 [micro]g/day (Estring) continuously medroxyprogesterone acetate 2.5-10 mg/day Drug Cost/Day For women who have had a hysterectomy or for those who do not respond to combination products and require more customization.
Drug Dosage Cost/Day estropipate 0.75-3 mg/day $0.60 (1.15 mg/day) * estradiol in vaginal 7.5 [micro]g/day $0.97 *** ring (Estring) continuously medroxyprogesterone 2.5-10 mg/day $0.36 (5 mg) * acetate Drug Comment + estropipate Plant-derived estrone stabilized with piperazine in a tablet formulation.
However, Barr also debuted several other generic products during its recently completed fiscal year, including the hormonal replacement therapies estradiol and estropipate; triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide capsules for the treatment of hypertension or edema, and naltrexone hydrochloride tablets used in the treatment of alcohol dependence and to block the effects of opioids.