Estramustine is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Estramustine is used to treat metastatic or progressive prostate cancer. Estramustine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Emcyt, also known generically as Estramustine phosphate sodium, is an antineoplastic agent that treats cancers such as prostate cancer. Emcyt comes in the form of an off-white powder that is readily soluble in water. The capsules are mostly white and sometimes opaque; each capsule contains estramustine phosphate sodium as the disodium salt monohydrate equivalent to 140mg estramustine phosphate, for oral administration.