Syntest D.S. Dosage
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 12, 2020.
Generic name: METHYLTESTOSTERONE 2.5mg, ESTROGENS, ESTERIFIED 1.25mg
Dosage form: tablet, coated
1. Given cyclically for short-term use only:
For treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms associated with the menopause in patients not improved by estrogen alone.
The lowest dose that will control symptoms should be chosen and medication should be discontinued as promptly as possible.
Administration should be cyclic (e.g., three weeks on and one week off). Attempts to discontinue or taper medication should be made at three to six month intervals.
Usual Dosage Range
1 to 2 tablets of ESTERIFIED ESTROGENS AND METHYLTESTOSTERONE HALF STRENGTH daily as recommended by the physician.
Treated patients with an intact uterus should be monitored closely for signs of endometrial cancer and appropriate diagnostic measures should be taken to rule out malignancy in the event of persistent or recurring abnormal vaginal bleeding.