Delestrogen

(estradiol valerate injection)

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Treats low estrogen and relieves menopause symptoms.

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Our bottom line

The Delestrogen (estradiol valerate injection) is a good once-a-month option for treating menopause symptoms and low estrogen, as long as you're okay with injections.

Quick facts about Delestrogen
  • Drug class: Women's health
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (estradiol valerate injection)
Prices and discounts
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Upsides

  • Only need an injection once a month, which can be less of a hassle than pills, patches, creams, and gels.
  • Replenishes estrogen to your whole body and relieves multiple symptoms.
  • Less side effects since lower amounts of estrogen is used compared to the pills.
  • Can help relieve symptoms of advanced prostate cancer in some people.

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Downsides

  • Requires injection with a needle, which can be difficult for some people.
  • Increases your risk of endometrial and breast cancer.
  • If you have your uterus, you have to use the Delestrogen (estradiol valerate injection) with another hormone called progestin to lower your risk of uterine cancer.
  • Increases your risk of developing blood clots and stroke.
  • Can't be used in people with liver problems.

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Lowest price for 1 5ml-of-20mg-ml vials
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How it works

The Delestrogen (estradiol valerate injection) replaces estrogen that your body loses during menopause. Higher levels of the hormone relieve hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal problems.

Quick facts about Delestrogen
  • Drug class: Women's health
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (estradiol valerate injection)

Used for

  • Hot flashes
  • Vaginal dryness and inflammation
  • Low estrogen

Dosage forms

  • Injection
People’s experience with Delestrogen

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What to expect when you take Delestrogen (estradiol valerate injection) for Menopause symptoms

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Side effect rates for Delestrogen (estradiol valerate injection)

Risks and Warnings for Delestrogen (estradiol valerate injection)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Using estrogen for more than one year

    Vaginal bleeding after menopause can be a warning sign of uterus (endometrial) cancer, so let your doctor know if you notice any unusual bleeding. Using medicines like Delestrogen (estradiol valerate injection) for more than a year can increase your risk. Talk to your doctor about other medicines you can take with Delestrogen (estradiol valerate injection) to protect yourself from cancer if you are worried.

    This is a black box warning. The FDA requires this warning when there is a significant risk of serious or life-threatening effects that anyone taking the drug should consider.

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Common concerns from people taking Delestrogen (estradiol valerate injection)

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  • Delestrogen (estradiol valerate injection) can raise your risk of blood clots, which can be very dangerous. You're more likely to have them if you smoke tobacco, are obese, or if you or your family have ever had blood clots. Get medical care right away if you have pain in your legs or arms, bad headaches, trouble breathing, or sudden changes in your speech or vision.