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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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rephrase: besides 30 year pack history what are other significant risk factors for screening for lung cancer? Family history? Other cancer? Polyps?
Why would somebody be prescribed Premarin (conjugated estrogens) by IV for abnormal vaginal bleeding (hemorrhage)?
See below: It stabilizes the uterine liniing.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
30 yr old female. Secondary amenorreha, low estrogen is cause (6pg/ml). On Premarin (conjugated estrogens) .625mg, & feel horrible, dizzy. Would an estradiol therapy work?
HRT: You may also try the vaginal suppositories if the tablets make you feel this way. ...Read more
70 yo female w/osteoporosis and family hx of BRCA breast cancer. Ok to Denosumab and Reloxifene therapy together??
Yes it is OK: You can take these medicines together. There is no significant interaction or harm. So relax and take them as advised by your doctor. ...Read more
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What are ways to prevent blood clots while taking Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). No family history of clots, not obese, don't smoke, family history of hypertension & active.
Stay active: avoid prolonged periods of inactivity. Pts of your profile are at low risk. ...Read more
No: Premarin (conjugated estrogens), (conjugated estrogens) a synthetic estrogen, is prescribed for menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, anxiety etc. It can actually increase vaginal bleeding. Progesterone is prescribed to counter dysfunctional uterine bleeding. It is also prescribed to woman put on Premarin (conjugated estrogens) that still have a uterus to counter the effect that estrogenic Premarin (conjugated estrogens) has on uterus. ...Read more
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
45 yr old female taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for perimenopaus. Family history of
hypothyroidism, experiencing symptoms, TSH 3.0 will gugglesterones help?
Maybe not..: You likely are hypothyroid. Ideally try to search for cause. Full thyroid panel for you needs to include reverse t3, (liothyronine) free t3, (liothyronine) tpo's etc. Especially with family history, must check thyroid antibodies. Rule out gluten sensitivity via enterolabs, detox and cleanse. Check heavy metal load with random urine pre and post challenge heavy metals. ...Read more
Type?: Depends entirely on the type. Some physicians discontinue estrogen supplements in the presence of present or past breast cancer. Some cancers caught and treated early are mere speedbumps. A more serious cancer should prompt a discussion with your physician similar to the one that preceded your decision to supplement in the first place. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer