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

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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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 would be your symptoms if the dose of Premarin (conjugated estrogens) is too high? Experiencing dizziness, heart palpitations, restless sleep and tremors

All of those: All of those are possible including breast tenderness or spotting if you have a uterus. If you have a uterus then you need to counterbalance the Premarin (conjugated estrogens) with Natural Progesterone (Prometrium) not Provera. I use Prometrium anyway to counter-act the Premarin (conjugated estrogens) even without the uterus as it is helpful for bone, brain and cardiovascular health. It is all a balancing act. I also do not use oral estrogen ...Read more

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Should i be taking progesterone if I am taking premarin, (conjugated estrogens) and am pre-menopausal?

Depends: Not if you're having regular menses. Your doctor may prescribe Progesterone to induce periods, or lo-dose daily therapy to prevent them -- some physicians would not want you to receive either. But these are questions that need to be discussed with your doctor. ...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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Im 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

Premarin (Definition)

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