What should I know about Delestrogen hormone therapy before taking it?

You should not use Delestrogen, which is an estradiol (form of estrogen) injection, if you have a bleeding or blood-clotting disorder, circulation problems, hormone-related cancer such as breast or uterine cancer, abnormal vaginal bleeding or a history of stroke. Delestrogen can increase a woman's risk of endometrial hyperplasia, which can lead to uterine cancer. Using Delestrogen over the long term may also increase the risk of breast cancer, as well as heart attack and stroke.

Delestrogen can cause birth defects. Do not use Delestrogen if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.  

If you have these conditions, you should talk to your doctor before starting Delestrogen:
  • high blood pressure
  • angina
  • heart disease
  • high cholesterol
  • high triglycerides
  • liver or kidney disease
  • asthma
  • epilepsy
  • seizures
  • migraines
  • diabetes
  • depression
  • gallbladder disease

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