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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Conjugated Estrogens (Definition)

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


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What are the effects for premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

What are the effects for premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

Should help tx: Synptoms of estrogen deficiency like hot flashes, troublke sleeping, irritability, vag dryness, bone loss, etc, in almost everyone if u need premarin, (conjugated estrogens) the benefits outweigh the potentail risks. ...Read more

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What is the generic drug for premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

What is the generic drug for premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

Conjugated estrogens: Premarine is conjugated estrogens. I found the following list on a medical site: estrin, longaplex, livomarin, estrogenon, menosedan, repogen, belestar, biostrogen, estroplus, prem, ces, conpremin, climatrol e, oestrofeminal, estrarona, menostat, climopax mono, espauz, equin, cenestin, dagynil, enjuvia. ...Read more

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What is the typical dosage of premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

Premarin (conjugated estrogens) dose: After your medical history taking, your physical exam, and most likely ordering lab studies, your doctor will decide the best dose with which to start you.

If you have a gynecologist that you see, that would likely be better for you than your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms if not taking premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

Hot flashes: Vag dryness, increased urination from bladder and urethral dryness, pain with sex form vag dryness, bone loss, trouble sleeping, irritabilty, some peole think it helps prevent aging of the skin, I have many pts on systemic and vaginal hormones. ...Read more

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What is the half life of. 685 mg of premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

What is the half life of. 685 mg of premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

Half life of med: Premarin (conjugated estrogens) is once daily med should last in system at least 24 hrs until next dose taken. Could also be a little more or less depending how body metabolizes. ...Read more

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I'm on premarin (conjugated estrogens)....Is it possible to take two a day?

Prmarin: It is possible but if you think you need a bigger dose you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any cheaper meds that are similar to premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

Yes and no: There are a variety of estrogen preparations available. The best estrogen replacement is topical with a patch. Ask you gyn to review your options. ...Read more

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If you took 2 weeks of Premarin (conjugated estrogens) at once, would you die of an overdose?

If you took 2 weeks of Premarin (conjugated estrogens) at once, would you die of an overdose?

Doubtful: But if depends on the dose as there are 6 different doses. You may get other side effects from taking too much at once. It would be hard to imagine anyone taking 14 pills at once as it is one pill per day whichever dose you are taking, but if you did take 2 weeks at once you should see your doctor or call your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Age 25 and no ovaries (castrated). I do not tolerate Premarin nor patches so what can I take to get estrogen? I couldn't take bcps before either.

Age 25 and no ovaries (castrated). I do not tolerate Premarin nor patches so what can I take to get estrogen? I couldn't take bcps before either.

See GYN: Why loss of ovaries? How was estrogen delivered? What form? Which estrogen? Dose? Exactly what "intolerance" occurred? A good GYN will help you find a way to tolerate estrogen, probably with a vaginal cream or a small patch of human estrogen. You may begin with a low dose and cut the patch into 2 or 4 pieces. ...Read more

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I took the depo shot once march 26/2017... I started bleeding in april and still is now. I was prescribed premarin tablets 1.25 mg twice a day. The bleeding started right back as soon as I took the last pill?

I took the depo shot once march 26/2017... I started bleeding in april and still is now. I was prescribed premarin tablets 1.25 mg twice a day. The bleeding started right back as soon as I took the last pill?

Depo bleed: Irregular bleeding is an almost universal side effect of depo. There is no normal time for your period on this birth control method. Irregular bleeding can be annoying but it does not mean that the method is not working. This side effect is very typical of Progesterone only birth control methods. Most people have absent periods but some will have more frequent. ...Read more

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Effects of Premarin (conjugated estrogens) on the skin?

Positive: Lack of estrogen causes thin lax skin and delayed healing', replacement helps prevent these things as much as possible. It's a good thing! ...Read more

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How could Premarin (conjugated estrogens) IV stop bleeding?

How could Premarin (conjugated estrogens) IV stop bleeding?

Bleeding: If you are taking Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and are bleeding you must see your Gynecologist as soon as you can.
Hope all goes well.
Please let me know what happens. ...Read more

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In what way will Premarin (conjugated estrogens) IV stop bleeding?

In what way will Premarin (conjugated estrogens) IV stop bleeding?

Endometrial growth: The premarin (conjugated estrogens) IV causes a prompt stimulation of the endometrial lining. As the lining begins to grow, the bleeding stops. This is an effective but short term solultion to abnormal uterine bleeding. ...Read more

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What is the side effects of taking premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

Weight gain etc: Most of my patients on Premarin (conjugated estrogens) do quite well as the benefits of taking it far out weigh the risks. Weight gain, bloating, breast, uterus cancer, blood clot, ht attack, stoke. These are all very uncommon in a healthy person taking this medication. If you have a uterus you will need to take Progesterone also but if you don't then u can just take estrogen which is safer. ...Read more

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Which is less expensive: conjugated estrogens (premarin) or the bio-identical?

Conjugated estrogens: The Conjugated Estrogens are off patent are generally available by generic form and thus tend to be less exprensive that bio-identical forms that are not regulate. ...Read more

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If I'm transsexual, will 1.25 mg of Premarin (conjugated estrogens) be effective?

If I'm transsexual, will 1.25 mg of Premarin (conjugated estrogens) be effective?

Sorry that your: Question has not been addressed yet. I'm not expert in the area you want addressed but encourage you to speak with a doctor who is. That will give you the best answer. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What happens if you take Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and nolvadex concurrently?

What happens if you take Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and nolvadex concurrently?

Not a good idea: The two drugs are opposite. Premarin (conjugated estrogens) is a synthetic estrogen and Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is a drug that blocks the estrogen receptor. So basically, the two cancel each other - you might experience side effects but have virually no benefit. ...Read more

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Will going back on my Premarin (conjugated estrogens) help cure my chronic vulvitis?

Likely: You can use topical vaginal Premarin (conjugated estrogens) or estrogen cream to help with menopausal atrophic vaginitis. It often helps with re-balancing the vaginal ph, re-colonizing with the proper bacteria, and decreasing infections. But not all vulvitis is caused by atrophy and bacterial imbalance. Some dermatologic conditions may require other treatments. See your gyn to be sure. ...Read more

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I am 50. I just started Premarin (conjugated estrogens) 0.625mg and apo-medroxy 5mg. I have gained a lot of weight. Is it normal?

I am 50. I just started Premarin (conjugated estrogens) 0.625mg and apo-medroxy 5mg. I have gained a lot of weight. Is it normal?

Unusual: While it is not unusual to gain weight during menopause, it is not usual to gain a lot of weight unless your lifestyle has significantly changed. Hrt that you described can add a few pounds, but not usually a lot. See your provider to discuss your concerns. ...Read more

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Can a person take Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and cytomel?

Can a person take Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and cytomel?

Yes: Hi. Yes, certainly. Just be aware that Premarin (conjugated estrogens) will increase levels of thyroxine binding globulin (TBG), which binds T4 (l-thyroxine) and T3 (Cytomel). I don't know your clinical circumstances, but just be aware that increased TBG may make less of the Cytomel dose available to your body. Also, be aware of the risks vs. Benefits of postmenopausal estrogen replacement. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Premarin (conjugated estrogens) overdose?

What is the treatment for Premarin (conjugated estrogens) overdose?

Interesting question: I am not sure what you mean by Premarin (conjugated estrogens) overdose. There are certainly some side effects that may occur with premarin, (conjugated estrogens) thrombosis for example. In those cases you stop the Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and consider treating the thrombosis. So, my answer is along those lines: stop the Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and treat the problem if needed. ...Read more

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How many days will the Premarin (conjugated estrogens) prescription last?

Premarin (conjugated estrogens): Usually the Pharmacy will give you 30 tablets with three refills. Occasionally you will be lucky enough to get 90 in one bottle. ...Read more

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Please tell me what Premarin (conjugated estrogens) or prempro is made from?

A contraction: Hi. Premarin (conjugated estrogens) is a contraction of PREgnant MARes urINe, the substance from which Premarin (conjugated estrogens) is extracted. ...Read more

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Which costs less: conjugated estrogens (premarin) or the bio-identical estrogen patch?

Which costs less: conjugated estrogens (premarin) or the bio-identical estrogen patch?

Varies: The prices for either can vary widely between different pharmacies. The least expensive form of estrogen replacement therapy is usually generic ethynil Estradiol which is available for as little as $4 for a one month supply at some pharmacies. ...Read more

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My mom just had a hysterectomy and is now on the hormone called "premarin". What does it do?

Premarin (conjugated estrogens): Premarin (conjugated estrogens) is a type of estrogen (conjugated equine estrogen) that treats menopausal symptoms. ...Read more

Premarin (Definition)

Conjugated estrogens is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more