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Generic name: esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone [ess-TER-ih-field-ESS-true-jeans-and-METH-il-tes-TOS-te-rone]

Brand Names: Covaryx, Covaryx HS, EEMT and EEMT HS

Drug class: Sex hormone combinations

What is EEMT?

Esterified estrogens are female hormones for sex created by the ovaries.Methyltestosterone is a sex hormone produced by the testicles of a male. A small amount of testosterone is also produced by the female ovaries and adrenal glands.The EEMT is a mixture medicine that is used to treat the symptoms of menopausal symptoms like hot flashes or night sweats. The treatment is typically for short periods of time (such as three to six months).The EEMT drug can also be utilized to treat conditions that aren't covered in this guideline.

Side effects of EEMT

Seek medical attention immediately. If you notice symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction (hives or breathing difficulties and swelling of your throat or face) or a severe reaction to your skin (fever and sore throat, eye burning, irritation, as well as red or purple itching, blistering, and peeling),

EEMT can result in severe adverse effects.Get your doctor's attention immediately if you suffer from:

  • Heart attack symptoms: chest pressure or pain, expanding into your shoulder or jaw, nausea, sweating;
  • Symptoms of signs of stroke—sudden weakening or numbness (especially for one leg) and sudden, intense headache or slurred speech difficulties with balance or vision;
  • Indications of a blood clot: sudden vision loss, chest pain that is stabbing, being short of breath, and coughing up blood. Heat or pain in both legs;
  • Tenderness or swelling in your stomach;
  • Nausea, vomiting, swelling, and rapid weight gain;
  • Jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin);
  • Variations in skin color
  • A lightheaded sensation, similar to what you're passing out;
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding;
  • A lump in the breast;
  • Memory problems and confusion, as well as unusual behavior;
  • Excessive levels of calcium in your blood: nausea, con
  • Stipation, more frequent urination, or thirsty muscles bone pain, lack of energy,

Methyltestosterone may cause signs of male characteristics in women who are taking this medication. Call your doctor in the event that you experience male-pattern hair loss, excessive growth of body hair, acne growth, irregular menstrual periods, or any indications of male traits.

Common adverse effects of EEMT could comprise:

  • Breasts that are painful or swollen;
  • Vaginal discomfort or discharge from your vagina; changes in your menstrual cycle; breakthrough bleeding;
  • Discomfort or burning sensation during urination;
  • Nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps;
  • Darkening of the skin on the face, increase in hair growth, and loss of scalp hair;
  • Problems with vision, changes in vision contact lenses;
  • Weight gain, swelling, or loss
  • The libido has increased or decreased;
  • Headache, dizziness, depression, anxiety,
  • Abnormal tests of liver function.

This isn't an exhaustive list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Contact your doctor for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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It is not recommended to use EMT if you have vaginal bleeding that is not diagnosed, serious liver diseases, or if you plan to undergo significant surgery or have suffered an injury, such as a stroke, blood clot, or cancer of the breast, uterus, cervix, or vagina.Don't use it if you're pregnant or nursing.Estrogens could increase your chance of developing a condition that could result in cancer of the uterus. If you notice any bleeding from your vagina, immediately

The use of this medication can increase the risk of blood clots, heart attack, stroke, or breast cancer in the vagina, uterus, or liver. Estrogens should not be used for the purpose of preventing coronary heart disease.

Prior to use this drug 

It is not recommended to use EEMT if you suffer from:

  • Unusual vaginal bleeding that isn't being examined by an ophthalmologist;
  • Liver disease that is severe;
  • If you've suffered an injury, such as a blood clot or stroke,
  • If you've been diagnosed with an autoimmune cancer related to hormones and cancers of the breast, vagina, uterus, or cervix,
  • If you are pregnant or lactating,
    Avoid taking this medication during your pregnancy. Notify your physician immediately if you become pregnant while receiving treatment.

Utilizing this medication may increase the risk of blood clots, strokes, and heart attacks. There is a higher risk if you suffer from elevated blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, or if you're overweight or smoke.EMT shouldn't be used to treat stroke or heart disease since this medication could increase the chance of developing these diseases.Inform your doctor if you have ever suffered from:

  • Heart disease;
  • Jaundice or liver issues due to pregnancy or the use of hormonal medications;
  • A thyroid disorder
  • Gallbladder disorder;
  • Kidney disease;
  • Asthma;
  • Epilepsy or a different seizure disorder
  • Migraine headaches;
  • Diabetes;
  • Depression;
  • Uterine fibroid tumors
  • A breast lump or an abnormal mammogram
  • Porphyria (a genetic disorder of enzymes that results in symptoms that affect the nervous system, skin, or even the nerves).

This medication can increase your risk of getting cancer of the uterus, breast, vagina, liver, or Consult your doctor regarding this possibility.It is not recommended to breastfeed while taking this medication. Talk to your doctor regarding any risks.

How to take the EEMT?

Follow the directions on the prescription label and review all medication guides and instructions. Make sure you use the medicine exactly as prescribed.The EEMT treatment is typically administered in a sequence consisting of three weeks on and one week off. Follow the instructions of your doctor.Estrogens could increase your chance of developing a disease that could cause the development of uterine cancer. Inform your doctor about any bleeding in your vagina that seems unusual immediately.If you are in need of major surgery or are in a longer-term restorative bed, then you might be required to stop taking this medication for a brief duration. Any surgeon or doctor who cares for you should be aware that you're using EEMT.Your physician should examine your performance every month to determine if you are able to keep taking this medication. Examine any lumps in your breasts on a regular basis. You should also regularly undergo mammograms when you are using EEMT.If you decide to stop taking this medicine, be sure to follow the instructions of your physician regarding the process of tapering your dose.Place it in a cool, dry place free of heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Do not take the medicine for as long as you can. However, avoid any missed doses if you are nearing the time to take the next dose. Don't take two doses at a time.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222.The symptoms of an overdose can include nausea, vaginal bleeding, and vomiting.

What should be avoided?

Do not share your EEMT symptoms with anyone else, even if they share similar symptoms to yours.

Interaction with other drugs

Inform your doctor about all other medicines you take, particularly:

  • Insulin;
  • A blood thinner—Warfarin, Coumadin, Jantoven

This list isn't exhaustive. Other medications may impact EEMT, such as prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal remedies. There are many possible interactions between drugs that are listed here.



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