Estradiol / medroxyprogesterone Side Effects
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 1, 2022.
Applies to estradiol / medroxyprogesterone: intramuscular suspension.
Genitourinary side effects have included amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, vaginal spotting, vaginal moniliasis, vulvovaginal disorder, breast changes (enlargement, secretion, tenderness, pain), decreased libido and cervical changes. When estradiol-medroxyprogesterone injection is given immediately postpartum, a diminution in lactation has been reported. Temporary infertility has been reported after treatment discontinuation.[Ref]
Ocular side effects have included retinal thrombosis, corneal curvature changes (i.e., steeping), and intolerance to contact lenses.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included pulmonary embolism.[Ref]
Hypersensitivity side effects have included anaphylactic reactions and rash.[Ref]
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