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Menest is approved as a type of hormone replacement therapy. It is licensed for treating menopausal symptoms, reducing the symptoms of certain cancers, and treating hormonal deficiency in younger women whose ovaries do not produce enough estrogen. The drug comes in tablet form and is available in several strengths. Potential side effects include nausea, abdominal pain, and vaginal bleeding.
- Treating menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness
- Replacing hormones in younger women whose ovaries do not produce enough estrogen, or who have had their ovaries removed
- Reducing the symptoms of certain cancers (in both men and women) that have spread throughout the body.