Estratest , a combination of esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone, is a female hormone used to treat moderate to severe menopausal symptoms. It works by encouraging the production of hormones in the ovaries and adrenal glands.
Estratest commonly comes as a tablet to take by mouth. The dose of this medicine is on a cyclic basis take the tablet once a day for 21 days and then stop taking it for 7 days.
As a synthetic hormone, Estratest may cause some people to experience headache, dizziness, skin redness, acne, nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, change of weight, heavier or prolonged menstruate. Few women who take Estratest may also complain about an unpleasant taste in the mouth, vomiting, or swelling.
Estratest may be used to treat other conditions, as prescribed by your doctor.