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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Menest (Overview)

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


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I have been trying to get my hormones balanced. How risky are drugs like menest (esterified estrogens)?

I have been trying to get my hormones balanced.  How risky are drugs like menest (esterified estrogens)?

Not: Menest (esterified estrogens) is actually one of the pharmaceutical industry's plant based medications. For me, i test women at this age for perimenopause and ovarian dysfunction as well as thyroid and adrenal testing. All of these hormones play a role in how you feel. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
4 doctors shared insights

Menest (Overview)

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


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What to do if I have been trying to get my hormones right since julu 2010..been on esttradiol patch,menest,2 differnet?

What to do if I have been trying to get my hormones right since julu 2010..been on esttradiol patch,menest,2 differnet?

Hormones: It should not take 4 years to get your hormones under control. If you are only seeing one gynecologist it is time to seek a second opinion. ...Read more

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I have been trying to get my hormones balanced. How risky are drugs like menest (esterified estrogens)?

Not: Menest (esterified estrogens) is actually one of the pharmaceutical industry's plant based medications. For me, i test women at this age for perimenopause and ovarian dysfunction as well as thyroid and adrenal testing. All of these hormones play a role in how you feel. ...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 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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Any side effect from estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone)?

Any side effect from estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone)?

Several.: If you have metabolic syndrome (bad cholesterol/hdl, high bp, weight on the middle, not for you. If you are more pear shaped, no effects ecept improving libido. The principle adverse effects relate to the estrogen. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Esterified Estrogens (Definition)

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