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Dr. Sheila Smith
58 doctors shared insights

Prempro (Overview)

Prempro is a hormone replacement which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


Dr. Sheila Smith
58 doctors shared insights

Prempro (Overview)

Prempro is a hormone replacement which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) works well but expensive. What is exact alternative?

Prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) works well but expensive. What is exact alternative?

Options: There are options. Prempro has different dosages of estrogen and Progesterone component. Estrogen (estradiol) comes in 0.3mg, 0.45mg, and 0.625mg. The Medroxyprogesterone acetate comes as 1.5mg 2.5mg and 5mg. As your dosage of estrogen goes up, so does progesterone. You can take estrogen as pill or patch. I like the patch. And then take Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Progesterone (2.5 or 5.0mg). ...Read more

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Managing Menopause (Tip)

Managing Menopause

Prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) is ok. Women’s health initiative went way overboard! ...See more

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Can you get an irritated stomach lining from prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)? Was only on it for 5 weeks lots of stomach gas/indigestion 9 days later! gastro coming

Can  you  get an irritated stomach lining from prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)? Was only on it for  5 weeks lots of stomach gas/indigestion  9 days later! gastro  coming

Yes: Yes prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) and estrogen replacement products can cause stomach irritation. You should take with some food to avoid the irritation of the stomach lining. You may be able to treat the gastritis with antacids or acid-blockers. Please discuss with your health care provider- the prescriber or your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Not recommended: Prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) is a combination estrogen / Progesterone medication indicated for postmenopausal hormone replacement. The doses of estrogen and Progesterone are a tiny fraction of what is typically produced by a reproductive age women. While prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) would be of no particular benefit (and is contra-indicated) during pregnancy and breastfeeding, it is unlikely to be harmful. ...Read more

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How can I get off of prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)?

Hormone therapy: If you want to get off prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone), (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) start taking it every other day for a few weeks then every third day for a couple of weeks then stop. Don't be alarmed if you have some spotting during this time. If you want to get onto another hormone combination, just stop the prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) and start the new regimen instead. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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Conjugated Estrogens And Medroxyprogesterone (Definition)

Conjugated estrogens|medroxyprogesterone is a hormone replacement which is a kind of women's ...Read more