Who should not take Delestrogen for hormone therapy?

You should not use Delestrogen, an estadiol injection for hormone replacement therapy, if you have a bleeding or blood clot disorder, circulation problems, hormone-related cancer such as breast or uterine cancer, abnormal vaginal bleeding or a history of stroke. Delestrogen can cause birth defects. Do not use Delestrogen if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.  

You should talk to your doctor before starting Delestrogen if you have high blood pressure, angina, heart disease, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, liver or kidney disease, asthma, epilepsy, seizures, migraines, diabetes, depression or gallbladder disease or if you have had your uterus removed.

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