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is estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) a biochemical hormone?

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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Yes...: ...But perhaps you mean bioidentical. All hormones are biochemicals. Estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) is a combination of methyltestosteone, which is synthetic and not the same as your own testosterone, and mixed estrogen hormones which are excreted by pregnant mares in their urine. These hormones are similar to, but not identical to, natural human hormones.
Dr. Cynthia Frazier
Gynecology 39 years experience
No: It contains esterified estrogens instead of the bioidentical estradiol and methyl testosterone.

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Last updated May 17, 2015

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