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Doctor insights on: Premarin Tablets

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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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I'm 35. I've been on the pill for 9mo continiously. Now sex is painful and I've been bleeding for 1mo. Dr. prescribed premarin (conjugated estrogens). No help. What to do?

I'm 35. I've been on the pill for 9mo continiously. Now sex is painful and I've been bleeding for 1mo. Dr. prescribed premarin (conjugated estrogens). No help. What to do?

Bleeding on OCP's: Painful sex can arise from infection, but bleeding on oral bcp's is usually from not having taken the pill punctually. The bleeding comes from irregular estrogen levels, and is because the lining of the womb breaks down as a result. Premarin (conjugated estrogens) will not stop the bleeding, only accentuate it. Stop both, and see your healthcare provider if pain continues. ...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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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 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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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

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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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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

Premarin (Definition)

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