Product Name:Estradiol Enanthate
Synonym:Estradiol Enanthate;4956-37-0;oestradiol 17-heptanoate;ESTRADIOL 17-HEPTANOATE;BETA-ESTRADIOL-17-ENANTHATE;B-estradiol 17-enanthate;Estradiol enantate;oestradiol enanthate;17-Heptanoate;estradiol enathate;Estradiol heptanoate
Appearance:White Crystalline Powder
Description:Estradiol enanthate is an estrogen medication which is used in hormonal birth control. It is formulated in combination with dihydroxyprogesterone acetophenide (DHPA; algestone acetophenide), a progestin, and is used as a once-monthly combined injectable contraceptive. It is given by injection into muscle.
Side effects of estradiol enanthate include breast tenderness, breast enlargement, nausea, headache, and fluid retention.The drug is a synthetic estrogen and hence is an agonist of the estrogen receptor (ER), the biological target of estrogens like estradiol. Estradiol enanthate is an estrogen ester and a long-lasting prodrug of estradiol in the body. Because of this, it is considered to be a natural and bioidentical form of estrogen.
Use:Estradiol enanthate is used in combination with the progestin DHPA as a once-monthly combined injectable contraceptive in Spain and Latin America.