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Before beginning hormone replacement therapy with Menest, warnings and precautions for the medication should be reviewed with your healthcare provider. Menest may worsen certain medical conditions, so be sure to tell your healthcare provider about any existing conditions you have, including endometriosis, high blood pressure, or hypocalcemia. You should not take Menest if you are pregnant, have liver disease, or have had a blood clot.

Menest: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Menest® (esterified estrogens) 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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