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Conjugated Estrogens Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Dosage
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
Do hormone pills, such as Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and medroxyprogesterone cause weight gain/water weight? i've noticed i've gotten a bit heavier on them
I am taking prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) and I have know ovaries but having a period can I still have a baby i would like to have any baby is there a change
It : It is still possible that you can have a baby but there is a caveat. If you are taking prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) that suggests you are older than 40 and maybe have experienced menopause. The best option is to consult a reproductive endocrinologist (fertility specialist). They will weigh factors in such as your age and hormone levels. The two best hormone levels to predict whether you are fertile are the fsh value and the amh value. A normal fsh value is between 4-8 and a menopausal level is above 25. Anything between 8 and 25 suggests decreased ovarian function. Amh is another indicator of ovarian function. If your amh value is below 1 then that suggest decreased ovarian function and that it may be more difficult to get pregnant. Depending on your test results then your fertility physician will be able to suggest a number of options as long as you have not had significant problems with your uterus. Dr. Stephan krotz--advanced fertility center of texas infertilityanswers.Com http://www.Facebook.Com/pages/dr-stephan-krotz/118121444927887. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does the nuvaring have lots of estrogen like premphase (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)?
Is there a correlation between prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) and having vaginal bleeding?
I have been taking prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) for 15 days now. I had light vaginal leading but after two days it got heavy bleeding.Continue or discontinue use?
Will taking premphase (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) cause me to not go through my change?
No: Premphase (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) does not prevent menopause, but is intended to minimize the symptoms of menopause (hot flushes, vaginal dryness, vaginal atrophy, insomnia, mood disorders, etc) and the risks associated with lack estrogen (such as stroke, heart attack, colon cancer, alzheimer's disease, and osteoporosis). ...Read more
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
Just stop it.: Some people believe that tapering the dosage is a must but it is not mandatory. If a patient develops contraindications to hormone replacement therapy, we have to stop it. Tapering can be done in a variety of different ways (i.e. Taking it every other day for a week, then perhaps 3x/wk and then stop) but again, it is not necessary. ...Read more
Dexa scan next wed. Doc put on prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) today. Interfere with DEXA scan? Not taking prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) not hurt but if i could take it that-nice. Take or wait?
What could cause my severe pain in my left ovary area? Pcos? Or from my prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) meds?
Ovarian cysts hurt: It is true that an ovarian cyst can cause severe pain in the lower abdomen on one side. Other causes of one sided lower abdominal or pelvic pain include ovarian infection or abscess, tubal pregnancy, ovarian torsion, colitis, deiverticulitis, kidney stone (in the distal ureter) and appendicitis, to name a few. If you are having severe pain, you should get it evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is taking an o-t-c estrogen pill better than prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)? I worry about getting cancer with prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone).
Estrog amt not known: The 2002 study showed and increased risk, not an occurance of breast cancer, presumably due to the pro part of prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone). Speak with your dr. About a different hormone combination. A known amount of hormone in a medication is far superior to otc meds...If you really need them. At age 40, i would also check with your dr as to whether you are menopausal. ...Read more
If I am taking prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) 0.45-1.5 tablets daily would estradiol 0.5mg (1 daily) and medroxyprogesterone 2.5 mg(1 daily) be the closed to the same?
Yes: Yes, those doses, while not exact, are very similar. I think you would find that your symptoms would be well managed on this regimen. ...Read more
What to do if i cannot afford my prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) anymore. Is there an alternative or safe to take a few times weekly?
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