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Uses of Diethylstilbestrol
Diethylstilbestrol is used in the treatment of:
- Prostatic Neoplasms
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Diethylstilbestrol Brand Names
Diethylstilbestrol may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Diethylstilbestrol Drug Class
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:
- DIETHYLSTILBESTROL/FOSPHENYTOIN SODIUM
This is not a complete list of Diethylstilbestroldrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Diethylstilbestrol and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Diethylstilbestrol falls into category X:
It has been shown that women taking Diethylstilbestrol during pregnancy may have babies with problems. There are no situations where the benefits of the medication for the mother outweigh the risks of harm to the baby. These medicines should never be used by pregnant women.
Take diethylstilbestrol exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Diethylstilbestrol dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Diethylstilbestrol is available in the following doses:
- Diethylstilbestrol 1 Mg Oral Tablet
- Diethylstilbestrol 250 Mg/5 Ml Injectable Solution
- Diethylstilbestrol 5 Mg Oral Tablet
- Diethylstilbestrol 50 Mg Oral Tablet
Forms of Medication
Diethylstilbestrol is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution
- Oral Tablet
- Vaginal Suppository