Syntest DS (Oral)


Questions | Reviews ****~

Length of Time to see results from Syntest


How long will it take to start seeing results? I just took my first pill today. When can I expect to see results or changes in libido?
by Pameira, 05/21/2006

Facial hair growth and Syntest DS


i am currently taking syntest ds and i begun to experience and excessive amount of hair growth on my chin and my upper lip is this related to the hormone therapy?
by yolanda, 03/22/2007

IS THER ANY SIDE AFFECTS IF YOU JUST STOP TAKING SYNTEST


I HAVE BEEN TAKING SYNTEST DS FOR ABOUT 4 YEARS NOW AND WANT TO STOP TAKING IT. IS THER ANY MAJOR SIDE AFFECTS IF I JUST DON'T TAKE IT ANY MORE?
by MARSHA in ROSEDALE MD, 03/27/2007

Weight Gain with Syntest DS


Does syntest cause weight gain (approximately 10 pounds in 3 months)? Can syntest be taken with wellbutrin and/or zoloft? Can syntest be taken by someone with von wildebrands disease (lacking a clotting factor)?
by Kate Imparato in USA, 12/02/2005

Drug Size and Color


I recently had a refill on my prescription and notices the size and shape of my pills had changed. I wasn't sure if there had been a manufacturer change and needed a second opinion.
by Marilyn Jackson in Birmingham, AL, 03/13/2007

Syntest DS (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Syntest DS (Oral)

Syntest DS (Oral) Medication Classification

ESTERIFIED ESTROGENS/METHYLTESTOSTERONE (By mouth)

Syntest DS (Oral) Brandname

Estratest, Estratest H.S., Syntest HS, Syntest DS

Syntest DS (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Esterified Estrogens (es-TER-i-fide ES-troe-jenz), Methyltestosterone (meth-il-tes-TOS-te-rone) Treats symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes.Estrogens are female hormones and methyltestosterone is a male hormone.

When To Not Use Syntest DS (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to estrogens or androgens. You should not use if you are pregnant (or think you may be pregnant), if you are breastfeeding, or if you have any unusual vaginal bleeding. You should not use if you have severe liver disease, or have heart or circulation problems, including a history of blood clots, or breast cancer.

How Should You Use Syntest DS (Oral)

Tablet

  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to take and how often.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Syntest DS (Oral) Storage

Store Syntest DS (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Syntest DS (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Syntest DS (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Tell your doctor if you are taking blood thinners (such as Coumadin®).

Syntest DS (Oral) Warnings

  • Check with your doctor before taking this medicine if you have asthma, sugar diabetes, epilepsy, migraine headaches, heart disease, kidney disease, depressed mood, or liver disease.
  • You should see your doctor regularly (usually every 6 months to 1 year) while taking this medicine.
  • Unless you have had a hysterectomy (uterus removed), check with your doctor about whether you should also take progesterone.
  • Large doses of this medicine taken over long periods of time may increase the risk of some kinds of cancer. Talk to your doctor about this risk.

Syntest DS (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe stomach pain or swelling
  • Heavy vaginal bleeding
  • Chest or leg (calf) pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Severe headache or vomiting
  • Breast lumps
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Mild nausea or vomiting
  • Bloated feeling
  • Mild dizziness
  • Headache
  • Changes in sexual desire
  • Swollen or tender breasts
  • Fluid retention and weight gain
  • Contact lens discomfort
  • Depressed mood

Syntest DS (Oral) Ratings

Overall Rating:

4.5****~

 

(based on 2 reviews)

Effectiveness:

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Ease of Use:

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Overall Satisfaction:

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