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What should I know about Estrace before taking it?

Take Estrace at the same time each day. Eating when you take Estrace may decrease nausea. Taking Estrace for a long time may increase your risk for some cancers, including breast cancer, uterine cancer and ovarian cancer, so you should have regular breast exams and see your doctor regularly for careful monitoring while on Estrace. When estrogens are taken in combination with a progestin, some of these risks are minimized. Estrace can increase your chances for developing dementia, heart disease or stroke.

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