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What are the side effects of Estrace?

Serious side effects of Estrace include:
  • allergic reaction (itchiness, hives, swelling of the airways, rash)
  • chest constriction
  • sudden vision problems
  • flu-like symptoms
  • weight gain
  • confusion, strange behavior/thoughts
  • pain, swelling or soreness in your stomach
  • lump in breast, nipple discharge
  • acne, skin color changes
  • extremely painful headaches
  • voice changes
  • difficulty speaking or comprehending
  • dark urine
  • light-colored stools
  • yellowish eyes/skin
  • swelling, soreness or warmth in the leg
  • problems walking, dizziness, lack of coordination
  • right upper stomach pain
  • trouble catching your breath
  • sudden lack of strength or feeling of numbness
  • sweating
  • unusual vaginal bleeding
Less serious side effects include:
  • feeling more hungry or thirsty than usual
  • feeling tired
  • headaches
  • hair loss
  • mood changes
  • urinating more frequently
  • vaginal irritation

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