Description of Estradiol Cypionate
Estradiol cypionate is a prescription medication approved to treat menopausal symptoms and estrogen deficiency. This medication contains an estrogen hormone and works by replacing the estrogen the ovaries no longer produce. It comes in the form of an injection and is taken every three to four weeks. Possible side effects include breast pain, nausea, and headaches.
Information of Estradiol Cypionate:
Molecular Weight: 396.56g/mol
Estradiol cypionate is produced by esterifying estradiol with cyclopentanepropionic acid, and occurs as a white to practically white, crystalline powder. It is either odorless or may have a slight odor and has a melting range of 149-153°C. Less than 0.1 mg/ml is soluble in water and 25 mg/ml is soluble in alcohol. Estradiol cypionate is sparingly soluble in vegetable oils.It is used to enhance the mare’s uterine defense mechanism. Estradiol cypionate has also been used as an abortifacient agent (see warnings below) in cattle, cats and dogs.Estradiol cypionate should be stored in light-resistant containers at temperatures of less than 40°C, preferably at room temperature (15-30°C); avoid freezing.