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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
58 doctors shared insights

Prempro (Overview)

Treats menopause symptoms (hot flashes, vaginal dryness). Prevents osteoporosis after menopause. This medicine is a combination of 2 hormones.


Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
58 doctors shared insights

Prempro (Overview)

Treats menopause symptoms (hot flashes, vaginal dryness). Prevents osteoporosis after menopause. This medicine is a combination of 2 hormones.


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Prempro works well but expensive. What is exact alternative?

Prempro 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 for Progesterone (2.5 or 5.0mg). ...Read more

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Managing Menopause (Tip)

Managing Menopause

Prempro is ok. Women’s health initiative went way overboard! ...See more

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Please describe the medication: prempro?

Please describe the medication: prempro?

Estrogens, conjugated: Treats menopause symptoms (hot flashes, vaginal dryness). Prevents osteoporosis after menopause. This medicine is a combination of 2 hormones. ...Read more

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

Yes: Yes prempro 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 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take prempro while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Not recommended: Prempro 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 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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Prempro 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 for Progesterone (2.5 or 5.0mg). ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: prempro?

Estrogens, conjugated: Treats menopause symptoms (hot flashes, vaginal dryness). Prevents osteoporosis after menopause. This medicine is a combination of 2 hormones. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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