polyestradiol phosphate


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polyestradiol phosphate

 [pol″e-es″trah-di´ol]
a polymer of estradiol phosphate having estrogenic activity similar to that of estradiol; used in the palliative therapy of prostatic carcinoma.

polyestradiol phosphate

/poly·es·tra·di·ol phos·phate/ (-es″trah-di´ol) a polymer of estradiol phosphate having estrogenic activity similar to that of estradiol; used in the palliative therapy of prostatic carcinoma.

polyestradiol phosphate

[-es′trədī′ôl]
a polymer of estradiol phosphate having estrogenic activity similar to that of estradiol. Among the more serious adverse effects are loss of libido, impotence, gynecomastia, fluid retention and edema, and, rarely, cholestatic jaundice.
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The estrogen regimen was 160 mg of polyestradiol phosphate intramuscularly every month during the first 3 months, then 80 mg monthly, plus 1 mg of ethinylestradiol orally for 2 weeks, followed by 150 [micro]g daily.