Estrogen - Estradiol Cypionate (DepoGen®)
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith

Estrogen is used in the treatment of urinary incontinence in dogs and estrogen-responsive cancers. It has also been used as "mismate shots." Severe side effects can occur at higher doses including bone marrow suppression, aplastic anemia, pyometra, and death. Consult with your veterinarian if your pet experiences lack of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, increased thirst and urination, lethargy, or bleeding while being treated with estrogen.

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Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.


If you think your pet has been poisoned...

Contact your veterinarian or one of the Animal Poison Hotlines (listed below) if you think your pet may have accidentally received or been given an overdose of the medication.

**ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center

1-888-4ANI-HELP (1-888-426-4435). $65.00 per case, billed to caller's credit card.

Follow-up calls can be made for no additional charge by dialing 888-299-2973.

There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the Animal Product Safety Service.

**Pet Poison Helpline - 24-hour service available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

1-800-213-6680 ($35.00 per incident). Staffed 24-hours a day.


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