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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Estropipate (Overview)

Estropipate is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Does estroblend have estrogen?

Does estroblend have estrogen?

Estrogen: Estroblend: black cohosh and isofavones are natural sources of phytoestrogens that help reduce hot flashes and night sweats. Phytoestrogens: also called 'dietary estrogens', they are a diverse group of naturally occurring nonsteroidal plant compounds that, because of their structural similarity with Estradiol have the ability to cause estrogenic effects. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Estropipate (Overview)

Estropipate is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Would estropipate could that cause cancer to reappear?

Would estropipate could that cause cancer to reappear?

High risk of Cancer: Unapposed estrogen increases the risk of post menopausal uterine cancer and increases the risk of breast cancer. Since the publication of the women's health initiative iin 2004, the incidence of hormone replacement related breast cancers have decreased due to the significant decline in the number of rx. ...Read more

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What hormones suppress estrogen?

What hormones suppress estrogen?

Estrogen suppression: The most likely one would be testosterone. I would appreciate it if you would let me know some more detail. ...Read more

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Does estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) cause weight gain?

Does estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) cause weight gain?

Hormone replacement: Weight gain at menopause is more likely related to lifestyle factors as well as changes in metabolism. One of the side effects of hormone replacement can be weight gain, but weight loss is just as likely. ...Read more

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Can Premarin (conjugated estrogens) stop vaginal bleeding?

Can Premarin (conjugated estrogens) stop vaginal bleeding?

No: Premarin (conjugated estrogens), (conjugated estrogens) a synthetic estrogen, is prescribed for menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, anxiety etc. It can actually increase vaginal bleeding. Progesterone is prescribed to counter dysfunctional uterine bleeding. It is also prescribed to woman put on Premarin (conjugated estrogens) that still have a uterus to counter the effect that estrogenic Premarin (conjugated estrogens) has on uterus. ...Read more

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Which synthetic estrogen is safest, Estradiol Valerate, Mestranol, or Ethinyl Estradiol?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Which synthetic estrogen is safest, Estradiol Valerate, Mestranol, or Ethinyl Estradiol?

Synthetic meds: 1st no such thing as free lunch ie there's always some potential risk or side effect. 2nd FDA only approves meds which they deem benefit greater than risk (tho obviously not w/o disagreement & controversy). 3rd no studies demonstrate benefit of any oral estrogen over another tho some studies suggest topical safe than oral. 4th Natural isn't safe than synthetic ie tobacco is natural but isn't safe! ...Read more

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Does nolvadex (tamoxifen) decrease testosterone production in males?

Does nolvadex (tamoxifen) decrease testosterone production in males?

No: Nolvadex, a brand of tamoxifen, is a selective estrogen receptor modulator. As such, there are some small studies that suggest that it can actually increase testosterone production in med. Similarly, so can aromatase inhibitors which decrease conversion of t into e. Check out http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/list_of_drugs_banned_from_the_olympics for a list of banned substances in competition & why. ...Read more

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Does exercise affect estradiol + estrone: progesterone ratio?

Does exercise affect estradiol + estrone: progesterone ratio?

Yes: Any of these hormones can be affected by exercise. What matters most is the amount of fat you have in your body, because fat stores estrogen, which can affect the signaling for ovulation in your body, which can really affect the amount of progesterone that would be found on a blood test. ...Read more

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Estoy experimentando malestar abdominal and malestar estomacal.

Estoy experimentando  malestar abdominal and malestar estomacal.

Considera que es: Para obtener más respuestas de más médicos, considere volver a enviar usando la función de traducción al inglés. **For more responses from more doctors, consider resubmitting using English translation feature. ...Read more

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Is menest (esterified estrogens) a bioidentical hormone?

Is menest (esterified estrogens) a bioidentical hormone?

No: Menest (esterified estrogens) consists of esterified Estrogens such as sodium estrone sulfate and sodium equilin sulfate. Bioidentical estrogen would be pricipally estradiol, as well as estrone and estriol. ...Read more

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Does soy contain estrogen?

Does soy contain estrogen?

Yes: Soy contains phytoestrogens or plant estrogens. These are not the same as the human estrogen, but they have similar biologic activity. They are, however, very dilute in soy products. ...Read more

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What happens if you take Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and nolvadex concurrently?

What happens if you take Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and nolvadex concurrently?

Not a good idea: The two drugs are opposite. Premarin (conjugated estrogens) is a synthetic estrogen and Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is a drug that blocks the estrogen receptor. So basically, the two cancel each other - you might experience side effects but have virually no benefit. ...Read more

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Does Synthroid (thyroxine) treat menopause?

Does Synthroid (thyroxine) treat menopause?

Synthroid (thyroxine): Will only treat a deficiency of thyroid hormone; menopause is estrogen deficiency. ...Read more

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Estoy experimentando estrías.

Estoy experimentando  estrías.

Estrias: Necesitas ser más elaborada. Cuando empezaron, en donde se presenta, cambio subito de peso, de que color son, algún medicamento recentien, embarazo, etc. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) for women works?

Does anyone know if estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) for women works?

Yes for most women: The generic of Estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) is called ee-mt (ethinyl Estradiol / methyl-testosterone). For many women this medication will decrease menopausal symptoms (hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings, etc}. It will also improve libido for many women as well. Long term benefits of hormone replacement therapy include decreased risk for stroke, mi, colon cancer, alzheimer's disease, and osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Will melatonin or prometrium (micronized progesterone) raise prolactin?

Will melatonin or prometrium (micronized progesterone) raise prolactin?

Interesting question: Nocturnal secretion of melatonin has been shown to affect secretion of prolactin. To my knowledge melatonin can exacerbate mild hyperprolactinemia. The relationship between Progesterone and prolactin i think is more unclear. We know thatprogesterone can affect prolactin in various ways. I'm curious to know in what context you would like to know the answer to this question? ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Ogen (Definition)

Ogen is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more