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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

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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 is better to treat low estrogen in 30 yr old female (6 p/mg), Premarin (conjugated estrogens), estradiol or birth control?

What is better to treat low estrogen in 30 yr old female (6 p/mg), Premarin (conjugated estrogens), estradiol or birth control?

Depends: If you have an intact uterus then I would use a birth control pill as it provides both the estrogen and progesterone you need to prevent pregnancy and endometrial hyperplasia. If you have had a hysterectomy than both premarin (conjugated estrogens) and estradiol (estrace) would be fine. The estrogen in birth control by the way is estradiol as well. Birth control also lowers ovarian cancer risk (combined pills only) ...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

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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).

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

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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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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

Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


Premarin (Definition)

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


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