Published: Sept. 26, 2008
Updated: Sept. 8, 2010
Estrace is a form of estrogen that can be administered orally to mimic the effects of estrogen normally produced by the ovaries.
During cycles for oocyte recipients and frozen embryo transfers (FET) the ovaries are being suppressed by Lupron. This makes it necessary to stimulate the endometrium with estrogen so that it is ready for implantation.
Estrace is taken initially as 1 mg twice daily, then 2 mg three times a day. After the Lupron is discontinued it is taken 2 mg twice daily.
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