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Estradiol Cypionate

Dosing Information for Estradiol Cypionate

The dose of estradiol cypionate your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • The medical condition being treated
  • How you respond to estradiol cypionate
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Estradiol Cypionate Dosage for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Estradiol cypionate can react with several other medications (see Drug Interactions With Estradiol Cypionate).

Alternatives to Estradiol Cypionate

Estradiol cypionate is not the only available method of relieving menopausal symptoms. Other options include:
  • Coping strategies, such as wearing lighter clothes for hot flashes or using a vaginal lubricant for dryness
  • Other medications, such as other estrogens or combinations of estrogens with progestins
  • Natural remedies, including herbal supplements and "bioidentical" hormone replacement.
(Click Depo-Estradiol Alternatives for more information about other menopause treatment options.)

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much estradiol cypionate may experience the following symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding (in women).
(Click Depo-Estradiol Overdose for more information.)
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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