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estramustine phosphate - oral, Emcyt

GENERIC NAME: ESTRAMUSTINE PHOSPHATE - ORAL (ess-TRAM-you-steen FOSS fate)

BRAND NAME(S): Emcyt

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USES: This medication is used to treat some types of prostate cancer. In the body, estramustine breaks down into estrogens (estrone, estradiol) and a type of cancer drug (estromustine). This medication is thought to work by increasing estrogens, which interfere with prostate cancer, and by slowing/stopping the growth of cancer cells.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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