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Estropipate is a hormone replacement drug often used for treating menopausal symptoms. It is also approved for preventing osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and treating hormone deficiency in younger women whose ovaries do not produce enough estrogen. The medication comes in tablet form and is available by prescription only. Side effects can include abdominal pain, nausea, and headaches.
- Treating menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes, night sweats, or vaginal dryness
- Preventing osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
- Replacing hormones in younger women whose ovaries do not produce enough estrogen or who have had their ovaries removed.
- Nausea and vomiting
- Breast pain
- Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
- Vaginal bleeding.