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Before starting hormone replacement therapy with Estratest, warnings and precautions for the drug should be discussed with your healthcare provider. You should know that Estratest could interact with certain medications, cause virilization, and increase the risk of strokes or blood clots. Warnings and precautions with Estratest also apply to women who are pregnant, have decreased liver function, or have a history of breast cancer.

Estratest: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Estratest® (esterified estrogens/methyltestosterone) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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