Safety Facts


Note: The information on this page is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your doctor before taking any new dietary supplement, including Menovair.

Menovair is a dietary supplement whose individual ingredients have a long-standing reputation of safety and effectiveness. Menovair can be taken with most prescription and over-the-counter medications.

When taken as directed, Menovair is safe and poses no short-term or long-term health risks. When taken as directed, Menovair is not addictive or habit-forming. If you wish to stop taking Menovair after taking the supplement daily for more than one month, we recommend that you gradually taper down your dose over 7-21 days. Although abrupt discontinuation is not unsafe, discontinuing gradually may reduce the likelihood of a recurrence of symptoms.

There are no reported harmful side effects associated with Menovair. Most people that take Menovair experience no side effects. If in the rare case side effects do occur, they tend to be mild and often disappear. Possible side effects include (as disclosed on WebMD's safety pages for each herb included in the Menovair formula: (1) Red Clover Extract, (2) Black Cohosh Root Extract (3) Dong Quai Powder, (4) Chasteberry Extract, and (5) Maca Root Powder:

  • rash
  • muscle ache
  • headache
  • nausea
  • stomach upset
  • fatigue
  • skin sensitivity
  • dizziness
  • vaginal spotting
  • estrogen-like effects

Pregnant and nursing women should not take Menovair (or any natural supplement) without the approval of a physician.

Do not exceed the recommended dose of four capsules at once or six capsules daily. Exceeding the maximum dose is not unsafe, although it may result in discomfort. Before taking Menovair, talk your doctor if you are taking any prescription medications. Menovair may increase the effects of blood thinning medications.

Hormone Sensitive Conditions

We do not recommend taking Menovair if you have any hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids. Compounds in Menovair might act like estrogen. If you have any condition that might be made worse by exposure to estrogen, do not use Menovair. We advise that you talk to your doctor before taking Menovair or any new supplement.

Birth Control

Menovair may reduce the effectiveness of birth control or interact with contraceptive medication. We advise that you talk to your doctor before taking Menovair or any new supplement.


Do not consume alcohol until you are familiar with the effects of Menovair. In general, consumption of moderate amounts of alcohol is safe while taking Menovair. However, we advise that you talk to your doctor before taking Menovair or any new supplement.

Other Supplements

In general, it is safe to take Menovair if you are also taking other vitamins or nutritional supplements. Of course, we always recommend talking with your doctor before taking any new supplements.