Lynoral (Ethinylestradiol) defines a medical drug mostly used as an estrogen component for contraceptives. It is an oral solution for both menopausal and post menopausal effects though hormone replacement therapy and is mostly used to treat vasomotor effects. It is for female patients and can also be used to regulate patients’ menstrual cycles.
How to use Lynoral
Lynoral should always be prescribed by a physician. The doctor can examine your present physical and medical condition as well as your medical history before subscribing a dosage for you. Depending on the condition being treated as well as a patient’s response to therapy, a physician may describe different dosages to different patients. Lynoral tablets should be consumed whole just as they come and not broken, chewed or crushed. The drug can be taken with or without food but in both cases should be accompanied by a glass of water.
Lynoral is an oral prescription that can be consumed with either food or milk. Its prescription is in most cases on a cyclical basis with the first 21 tablets taken for 21 consecutive days then no tablet taken for the subsequent seven days. This cycle is maintained unless for cancer treatment. Cancer patients using Lynoral should take a tablet three times a day everyday for not less than three months as advised by your physician.
Lynoral Side Effects
The active ingredient in Lynoral is Ethinylestradiol. It may have side effects on a user and patients are advised to consult their physicians on the severity of their side effects. Common side effects to expect when using Lynoral include stomach cramps and upsets, changes on weight and appetite, diarrhea, bloating and intolerance of glucose, swelling of hands or feet or even lower legs due to fluid retention. If any of these common side effects prolong, kindly contact your physician. Seek medical attention as well if you experience painful or even missed periods, your breasts and nipples become tender, change in patterns of your menstrual flow and intolerance to contact lenses. Mental depression, abnormal bleeding, eyes or skin turning to the yellow or severe stomach or abdominal pains are also among the severe side effects a patient is likely to experience when using Lynoral.
Seek medical attention immediately you notice any allergic reactions from use of Lynoral. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or expecting to get pregnant during or before you start using Lynoral, consult your physician immediately. Do not use the drug unless prescribed to you by a physician. This is so since Lynoral is not suitable for all patients. If you are on other prescription or non-prescription medication, herbal or any supplement, have a health history or are allergic to particular medicines or have any other health problem, notify your physician before being issued a prescription.