Menest

Active Ingredient(s): Esterified Estrogens
FDA Approved: * September 28, 1977
Pharm Company: * MONARCH PHARMS
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Menest Overview

An estrogen ester is an ester of an estrogen, generally of estradiol but also and alternatively of estrone or estriol.[1] Esterification renders these drugs into metabolism-resistant prohormones of their respective parent estrogen, improving oral bioavailability.[2] In addition, with intramuscular injection, they have improved lipophilicity, which results in a longer duration when given as a depot in oil.[1] Estrogen esters are used in hormone therapy and as hormonal contraceptives, among oth...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Esterified Estrogens
  • Tablet: 0.3mg, 0.625mg, 1.25mg, 2.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Menest: (8 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 54868-5934 Menest 0.625 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-6211 Menest 0.3 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-6212 Menest 1.25 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 61570-072 Menest 0.3 mg Oral Tablet by Monarch Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 61570-073 Menest 0.625 mg Oral Tablet by Monarch Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 61570-074 Menest 1.25 mg Oral Tablet by Monarch Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 61570-075 Menest 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Monarch Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 69189-0078 Menest .625 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Avera Mckennan Hospital

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