You should not take esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone if you have: Esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone increases your risk of developing endometrial hyperplasia, a condition that may lead to cancer of the uterus.
Generic Name: esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone (ess TER if fyed ESS troe jenz and METH il tes TOS te rone)Brand Name: Covaryx, Covaryx HS, EEMT, EEMT DS, EEMT HS, Essian, Essian H. S., Menogen HS, Menogen, Syntest HS, Syntest DS Esterified estrogens are female sex hormones necessary for many processes in the body.
Methyltestosterone is a man-made form of testosterone, a naturally occurring sex hormone that is produced in a man's testicles.
Small amounts of testosterone are also produced in a woman's ovaries and adrenal system.
The combination of esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone is used to treat symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, and vaginal dryness, burning, and irritation.
This medication may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Do not use this medication if you have any of the following conditions: liver disease, a recent history of heart attack, stroke or circulation problems, a hormone-related cancer such as breast or uterine cancer, abnormal vaginal bleeding, or if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.This medication should not be used to prevent heart disease or stroke.This medication can cause birth defects in an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment.Esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone increases your risk of developing endometrial hyperplasia, a condition that may lead to cancer of the uterus.Taking progestins while using esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone may lower this risk.If your uterus has not been removed, your doctor may prescribe a progestin for you to take while you are taking esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone.