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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Conjugated Estrogens And Medroxyprogesterone (Overview)

Conjugated estrogens|medroxyprogesterone is a hormone replacement which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Please describe the medication: conjugated estrogens?

Please describe the medication: conjugated estrogens?

A type of hormone: Conjugated Estrogens are a form of Estrogens that do occur naturally and be absorbed when taken in pill form. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Conjugated Estrogens And Medroxyprogesterone (Overview)

Conjugated estrogens|medroxyprogesterone is a hormone replacement which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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How can I get off of prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)?

How can I get off of prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)?

Hormone therapy: If you want to get off prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone), (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) start taking it every other day for a few weeks then every third day for a couple of weeks then stop. Don't be alarmed if you have some spotting during this time. If you want to get onto another hormone combination, just stop the prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) and start the new regimen instead. ...Read more

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Prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) works well but expensive. What is exact alternative?

Prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) works well but expensive. What is exact alternative?

Options: There are options. Prempro has different dosages of estrogen and Progesterone component. Estrogen (estradiol) comes in 0.3mg, 0.45mg, and 0.625mg. The Medroxyprogesterone acetate comes as 1.5mg 2.5mg and 5mg. As your dosage of estrogen goes up, so does progesterone. You can take estrogen as pill or patch. I like the patch. And then take Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Progesterone (2.5 or 5.0mg). ...Read more

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I am 63 yrs. Old and started taking prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone). I feel better, but is it harmfull?

I am 63 yrs. Old and started taking prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone). I feel better, but is it harmfull?

Maybe.: Prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) is not evil. It simply raises your risk of certain events such as blood clots and cancers. The absolute increase in risk is small. Unless you have factor v leiden or smoke. If you really do feel a good benefit on the med, it seems the balance would be to continue the medication. However, you would want to cut back to the lowest effective dose. Maybe one tab every other day or so... ...Read more

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Should i take prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) if I have galactosemia?

Should i take prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) if I have galactosemia?

Discuss with doctor: I cannot find and am unaware of any issues of female hormone therapy and galactosemia. Some individuals with galactosemia have ovarian failure. The decision to use female hormone therapy is a complicated one and should be made in conjunction with your doctor and with discussion of risks (cancer, blood clots, strokes) and potential benefits. ...Read more

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Does the nuvaring have lots of estrogen like premphase (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)?

Does the nuvaring have lots of estrogen like premphase (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)?

Much, much more: The nuva-ring is used for contraception and has estrogen levels that mimic the normal levels found in reproductive age women. Prempase is used for postmenopausal hormone replacement and contains a much, much lower dose of estrogen. ...Read more

Dr. Solomon Katta
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Medroxyprogesterone (Definition)

Treats irregular menstrual periods, and bleeding caused by a hormone imbalance. Also treats some forms of cancer, and uterine disorders. This medicine is a progestin, which ...Read more


Dr. Creighton Wright
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Conjugated Estrogens (Definition)

Conjugated Estrogens are a form of Estrogens that do occur naturally and be absorbed when ...Read more