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Estradiol Valerate

Estradiol Valerate Dosing Information

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

Drug Interactions

Estradiol valerate can interact with several other medications (see Drug Interactions With Estradiol Valerate).

Alternatives to Estradiol Valerate

Estradiol valerate 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 Delestrogen Alternatives for more information about other menopause treatment options.)

What If I Take an Overdose?

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