Esterified estrogens (By mouth)
Esterified Estrogens (es-TER-i-fide ES-troe-jenz)
Treats symptoms of menopause or removal of the ovaries, and may also be used to relieve some symptoms of breast and prostate cancer.
MenestThere may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to estrogens. You should not use if you are pregnant (or think you may be pregnant), if you are breastfeeding, or if you have any unusual vaginal bleeding. You should not use if you have heart or circulation problems (including a history of blood clots) or breast cancer.
How to Use This Medicine:
If a dose is missed:
How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:
Drugs and Foods to Avoid:
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine:
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
Last Updated: 6/12/2013
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