Estradiol Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Breast Tenderness
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Weight Gain

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Decreased Breast Milk Production
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Painful Periods
  • Sinus Irritation And Congestion
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Yeast Infection Of Vagina And Vulva

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Bronchitis
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Overgrowth Of The Uterine Lining

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Diarrhea
  • Discharge From The Vagina
  • Dizzy
  • Head Pain
  • Migraine Headache
  • Mood Changes
  • Throwing Up

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormally Long Or Heavy Periods
  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or Sinus
  • Backache
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Blockage Of Gallbladder
  • Blood Clot
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cancer In The Lining Of The Uterus
  • Cancer Of The Ovary
  • Change In Curvature Of The Eye
  • Chest Pain
  • Fluid Secretion From The Breast
  • Heart Attack
  • Hepatitis
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hives
  • Involuntary Muscle Movements
  • Lung Embolism
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Retinal Thrombosis
  • Stroke
  • The Flu
  • Unspecified Lump In Breast

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