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    Suggest treatment for side effects of Estradiol Valerate

Posted on Thu, 6 Jul 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: I took 20mg estradiol valerate Depot 3 days ago and I m feeling nauseated, dry mouth, extreme exercise intolerance, body aches. I m happy that my testicles and sex drive shrunk though. Is all this common? Male. 34.
Answered by Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Estradiol Valerate

Detailed Answer:
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Estradiol valerate use can lead to these effects especially at such a dose.

Estradiol valerate is used mainly for menopausal symptoms in females and for prostate cancer in males. Kindly elaborate what was the indication for use in your case, if appropriate.

Wishing you best of health


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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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I started taking it to reduce sexual urges and my testosterone drastically as I hate sexual arousal.
Answered by Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil 18 hours later
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Detailed Answer:
Hello again.

I would advise against the use for this purpose as it could be counterproductive especially with the side effects profile.

You should consult an endocrinologist to advise hormone levels including testosterone levels to see for an unreasonable rise. Treatment / management can then be decided accordingly.

Wishing you best of health

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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