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Serious ill effects have not been reported following acute ingestion of large doses of estrogen-containing drug products by young children. Overdosage of estrogen may cause nausea and vomiting, and withdrawal bleeding may occur in females.
There have been no reports of acute overdosage with the androgens.
ESTRATEST (esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone) and ESTRATEST (esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone) H.S. Tablets should not be used in women with any of the following conditions:
- Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding.
- Known, suspected, or history of cancer of the breast.
- Known or suspected estrogen-dependent neoplasia.
- Active deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism or history of these conditions.
- Active or recent (e.g., within the past year) arterial thromboembolic disease (e.g., stroke, myocardial infarction).
- Liver dysfunction or disease.
- ESTRATEST (esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone) and ESTRATEST (esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone) H.S. Tablets should not be used in patients with known hypersensitivity to its ingredients.
- Known or suspected pregnancy. There is no indication for ESTRATEST (esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone) and ESTRATEST (esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone) H.S. Tablets in pregnancy. There appears to be little or no increased risk of birth defects in children born to women who have used estrogens and progestins from oral contraceptives inadvertently during early pregnancy. (See PRECAUTIONS.)
Methyltestosterone should not be used in:
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/18/2008
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