Precautions and Warnings With Estradiol Valerate

Before starting a new drug, it is important to understand its precautions and warnings. With estradiol valerate, it is important to be aware of potential drug interactions and to let your healthcare provider know if you have certain health conditions. For example, estradiol valerate can make certain conditions worse, such as diabetes, epilepsy, and asthma. Also, you should not take estradiol valerate if you have undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding, liver disease, or a history of breast cancer.

Estradiol Valerate: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using estradiol valerate (Delestrogen®) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Smoke cigarettes.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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