Precautions and Warnings With Estradiol Cypionate

Who Should Not Use Estradiol Cypionate?

You should not use estradiol cypionate if you:
  • Are allergic to Depo-Estradiol, estradiol, or any of the inactive components used to make estradiol cypionate. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive components in estradiol cypionate.
  • Have a history of breast cancer.
  • Have any cancer that is sensitive to estrogen.
  • Have undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding.
  • Have ever had a blood clot or pulmonary embolism (a blood clot in the lungs).
  • Have had a heart attack or stoke within the past year.
  • Have liver dysfunction or liver disease.
  • Are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant).

Precautions and Warnings With Estradiol Cypionate: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which estradiol cypionate should not be used, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before using this medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific estradiol cypionate warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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