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DEPO®-ESTRADIOL Description (estradiol cypionate)

DESCRIPTION

DEPO-Estradiol Injection contains estradiol cypionate for intramuscular use. Each mL contains:

5 mg/mL—5 mg estradiol cypionate, 5.4 mg chlorobutanol anhydrous (chloral derivative) added as preservative; in 913 mg cottonseed oil.

Warning: Chlorobutanol may be habit forming. The structural formula is represented below:

Chemical Structure

DEPO-Estradiol contains an oil soluble ester of estradiol 17β. The chemical name for estradiol cypionate is estradiol 17-cyclopentanepropionate.

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