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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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


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

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

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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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I am 63 yrs. Old and started taking prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone). I feel better, but is it harmfull?

I am 63 yrs. Old and started taking prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone). I feel better, but is it harmfull?

Maybe.: Prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) is not evil. It simply raises your risk of certain events such as blood clots and cancers. The absolute increase in risk is small. Unless you have factor v leiden or smoke. If you really do feel a good benefit on the med, it seems the balance would be to continue the medication. However, you would want to cut back to the lowest effective dose. Maybe one tab every other day or so... ...Read more

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Should i take prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) if I have galactosemia?

Should i take prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) if I have galactosemia?

Discuss with doctor: I cannot find and am unaware of any issues of female hormone therapy and galactosemia. Some individuals with galactosemia have ovarian failure. The decision to use female hormone therapy is a complicated one and should be made in conjunction with your doctor and with discussion of risks (cancer, blood clots, strokes) and potential benefits. ...Read more

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I saw prempro and Premarin (conjugated estrogens) lawsuit ads on tv. If I took these meds should I be worried?

Lawyers and med/side: If you do not have any problem after taking the prempro or Premarin (conjugated estrogens) than you do not have to worry or fear.The lawyers are allowed by us laws to advertise and seek so called wictims of any drug which have caused harm to few people who took it that is a shame but true so if you have any side effects and need to be compensated contact the law firm advertising it if you are fine enjoy life-no lawyers. ...Read more

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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).

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

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Prempro (Definition)

Prempro is a hormone replacement which is a kind of women's ...Read more