Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Estradiol

Introduction

Name

  • Estradiol benzoate.

Class of drug

  • Estrogen steroid hormone.

Description

Chemical name

  • (17-beta)-estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,17-diol.
  • Beta-estradiol.

Molecular formula

  • C18H24O2.

Physical properties

  • Colorless, sterile, oily solution.

Storage requirements

  • <25°C.
  • Protect from light.

Uses

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Indications

  • Short-term estrogen therapy.
Female Male

Administration

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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