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I'm on depo and I've been bleeding for two weeks now. My doctor prescribed me premarin but my pharmacist said it will not stop my bleeding. Please he?
No: Premarin (conjugated estrogens), (conjugated estrogens) a synthetic estrogen, is prescribed for menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, anxiety etc. It can actually increase vaginal bleeding. Progesterone is prescribed to counter dysfunctional uterine bleeding. It is also prescribed to woman put on Premarin (conjugated estrogens) that still have a uterus to counter the effect that estrogenic Premarin (conjugated estrogens) has on uterus. ...Read more
I have been on Premarin (conjugated estrogens) for years. I am 71. Made decision to come off of it. Do I wean off or can I just stop taking it? I am diabetic.
Depends...: If on low dose can stop. May wean if high dose. ...Read more
Do Premarin (conjugated estrogens) or provera cause weight gain? if so, is it just water weight that will come off after i stop taking the pills or is it actual fat?
After a week of 0.625mg Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and 5mg dupaston, i have irregular bleeding, strong headache,stomachache, and breast pain. Is it ok to stop taking?
OK: It is OK to stop taking for a few days up to a week, but if things are not going your way you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Very standard: Dose.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Prmarin: It is possible but if you think you need a bigger dose you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
Generally safe if : Used as directed by your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›