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Estradiol Valerate

Estradiol is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone that regulates many processes in the body. Estradiol injection is used to treat certain symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness, burning, or irritation. It is also used to treat a lack of estrogen that is caused by ovarian failure or a condition called hypogonadism. Estradiol injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use estradiol if you have: undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, liver disease, if you will have major surgery, or if you have ever had a heart attack, a stroke, a blood clot, or cancer of the breast, uterus/cervix, or vagina.

Do not use if you are pregnant.

Estradiol may increase your risk of developing a condition that may lead to uterine cancer. Report any unusual vaginal bleeding right away.

Using this medicine can increase your risk of blood clots, stroke, heart attack, or cancer of the breast, uterus, or ovaries. Estradiol should not be used to prevent heart disease, stroke, or dementia.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Delestrogen solution valerate 10 mg/mLvalerate 20 mg/mLvalerate 40 mg/mL
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Estradiol Valerate solution valerate 20 mg/mLvalerate 40 mg/mL

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