Estradiol is a form of estrogen. Estrogen is a female sex hormone necessary for many processes in the body. Estradiol injection is used to treat symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, and vaginal dryness, burning, and irritation. It is also used to treat a lack of estrogen that is caused by ovarian failure or a condition called hypogonadism. Some forms of estradiol injection are used in men to treat the symptoms of prostate cancer. Estradiol injection may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Delestrogen functions by replacing the woman's natural estrogens. It applies to a woman who cannot produce enough estrogen. It is used in advanced prostate cancer patients, by antagonizing male hormones. Estradiol Valerate is a female estrogen hormone.