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If the risks outweigh the potential benefits of taking Estratest, alternatives to the medication may be considered. A variety of other conventional medications are available to choose from, including other combination products and estrogen-only drugs. Alternatives to Estratest can also include natural remedies, such as herbal supplements or acupuncture, and coping strategies.

Alternatives to Estratest: An Overview

Estratest® (esterified estrogens/methyltestosterone) is a prescription hormone replacement medication used to treat menopause symptoms. For some women, the risks of taking the drug may outweigh the potential benefits. Fortunately, several alternatives to Estratest are available for menopause treatment, including:
 
  • Other conventional medications
  • Coping strategies
  • Natural remedies.
     

Other Conventional Medications as Estratest Substitutes

Many other products combine estrogen with other hormones in addition to Estratest, such as:
 
There are many different estrogen medications that can serve as substitutes for Estratest. These estrogens are available in several different forms, including:
 
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