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There are several possible risks that you should be aware of before starting Depo-Estradiol. Warnings and precautions for this medication include potential drug interactions, an increased risk of strokes or blood clots, and possible allergic reactions. Also, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of any other medical conditions you may have, as Depo-Estradiol can make certain conditions worse (such as endometriosis, diabetes, and asthma).

Depo-Estradiol: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Depo®-Estradiol (estradiol cypionate) 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.
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