Diethylstilbestrol (DES)

synthetic estrogen

Medication Info

  • Class of Medication
    • synthetic estrogen
  • Effects
    • helps with estrogen responsive incontinence
    • helps with prostatic hypertrophy
    • other reproductive disorders
  • Side Effects
    • at low doses are rare but can be serious
      • bone marrow suppression
      • mammary cancers
    • in cats at daily doses
      • pancreatitis
      • hepatitis
      • heart problems
  • Other Info
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