esterified estrogens


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es·ter·i·fied es·tro·gens

a mixture of the sodium salts of sulfate esters of estrogenic substances; used for oral estrogen therapy.
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The only product available in the United States for women with androgen insufficiency is esterified estrogen in combination with 1.25 or 2.5 mg/d of methyltestosterone; however, no indication has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for androgen insufficiency syndrome.
Esterified estrogens. These estrogens may be made from plant sources or be prepared from the urine of pregnant mares.
market, more than 34 million prescriptions have been written for it, according to Solvay Estratest tablets contain 1.25 mg of esterified estrogens and 2.5 mg of methyltestosterone.
Study participants were randomized to receive one of four daily hormone replacement regimens over 24 months: conjugated equine estrogens (CEE) at 0.625 mg or 1.25 mg; esterified estrogens at 0.625 mg plus methyltestosterone at 1.25 mg; or esterified estrogens at 1.25 mg plus methyltestosterone at 2.5 mg.
Consider esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone (Estratest) or a small dose (e.g., 0.3 cc) of intramuscular testosterone cypionate.