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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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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 Premarin (conjugated estrogens) vaginal cream used for?

What is Premarin (conjugated estrogens) vaginal cream used for?

FOR VAGINAL DRYNESS: It is used for vaginal dryness during menopause, especially if it also causes painful intercourse it is also sometime used in pediatric practice for labial adhesions. ...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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Outside of compounded estrogens, is estrasorb the only topical estrogen for hormone regulation, not vaginal issues. ?

Outside of compounded estrogens, is estrasorb the only topical estrogen for hormone regulation, not vaginal issues. ?

No: There are various patches. Vivelle (estradiol) is the most commonly used. I like vivelle (estradiol) because it comes in various doses that allows for very selective titration of dose. ...Read more

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Is there advantage to Premarin (conjugated estrogens) over estradiol? Ii am having serious anxiety attacks on the estradiol. Is Premarin (conjugated estrogens) worth the ethics invoving horses?

Is there advantage to Premarin (conjugated estrogens) over estradiol? Ii am having serious anxiety attacks on the estradiol. Is Premarin (conjugated estrogens) worth the ethics invoving horses?

Use what works for u: The horses are humainly treated prmarin has been around for yrs and generic pills do not often work as well as a brand name because a generic can have 20% less med or 25% more per pill and generics almost alwyas have less since the less drug teh cheaper it is to make if u were my pt i would put u back on Premarin (conjugated estrogens) or a differnt brand name pill or spray. ...Read more

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

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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Which synthetic estrogen is safest, Estradiol Valerate, Mestranol, or Ethinyl Estradiol?

Which synthetic estrogen is safest, Estradiol Valerate, Mestranol, or Ethinyl Estradiol?

Synthetic meds: 1st no such thing as free lunch ie there's always some potential risk or side effect. 2nd FDA only approves meds which they deem benefit greater than risk (tho obviously not w/o disagreement & controversy). 3rd no studies demonstrate benefit of any oral estrogen over another tho some studies suggest topical safe than oral. 4th Natural isn't safe than synthetic ie tobacco is natural but isn't safe! ...Read more

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Is estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) a biochemical hormone?

Is estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) a biochemical hormone?

Yes...: ...But perhaps you mean bioidentical. All hormones are biochemicals. Estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) is a combination of methyltestosteone, which is synthetic and not the same as your own testosterone, and mixed estrogen hormones which are excreted by pregnant mares in their urine. These hormones are similar to, but not identical to, natural human hormones. ...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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Can using Premarin (conjugated estrogens) cause lung cancer?

Can using Premarin (conjugated estrogens) cause lung cancer?

Unlikely: It is unknown if Estrogens cause lung cancer but the answer is probably not. The two biggest causes of lung cancer include smoke exposure (passive or active) and radon. Premarin (conjugated estrogens) (an estrogen) is associated with heart attack, stroke, and blood clot but lung cancer is usually not considered an association with taking this drug. ...Read more

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Tamoxifen is given to breast cancer patients to suppress estrogen or both estrogen & progesterone?

Tamoxifen is given to breast cancer patients to suppress estrogen or both estrogen & progesterone?

Estrogen: Tamoxifen is given to individuals with specific breast cancers that are driven to grow by the presence of estrogen receptors. Tamoxifen interferes with the activity of estrogen in the breast, preventing cancer growth. The role of Progesterone receptors is unclear, though Progesterone receptors in breast cancer are generally associated with estrogen receptors, making tamoxifen an effective therapy. ...Read more

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Side effect of hormone replacement like estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone)?

Side effect of hormone replacement like estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone)?

Several.: If you have metabolic syndrome (bad cholesterol/hdl, high bp, weight on the middle, not for you. If you are more pear shaped, no effects ecept improving libido. The principle adverse effects relate to the estrogen. ...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