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Estratest long term use

I have been on Estratest for over 6 years and it works great!! Should I be worried about continuing the prescription? ## More recent data published regarding long term usage: "Long term continuous administration of natural and synthetic estrogens in certain animal species increases this frequency of carcinomas of the breast, cervix, vagina, and liver. There is now evidence that estrogens increase the risk of carcinoma of the endometrium in humans (See BOXED WARNING). At the present time there is no satisfactory evidence that estrogens given to postmenopausal women increase the risk of cancer of the breast, 18 although a recent long-term follow-up of a single physician’s practice has raised this possibility.18 Because of the animal data, there is a need for caution in prescribi...

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I was just put on this drug. Any comments from anyone on any side affects? ## Hello, I located a list of common side effects associated with this drug, which you can view below: Abnormal skin sensation; acne; bloating; breast enlargement; changes in sex drive; cramps; deepening of voice; fluid retention; headache; loss of scalp hair; nausea; premenstrual syndrome (PMS); spotty dark patches on the face; unusual body hair growth; unusual body movements. NOTE: this is not a full list of potential side effects. I would suggest asking the doctor who prescribed you the drug for more information. To learn more, click on the link below... Please post back if you have any other questions or concerns.

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