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Synthetic Conj Estrogens B Medication
Does extremely high levels of estrogen or the consistant use of fertility medication cause gallbladder or intestional problems?
A type of hormone: Conjugated Estrogens are a form of Estrogens that do occur naturally and be absorbed when taken in pill form. ...Read more
Evista (raloxifene): Some that use Evista (raloxifene) note the increase menopausal side effects ie hot flushes Evista (raloxifene) possible decrease risk of breast cancer. ...Read more
Is the medication trimethylglycine safe to be taken to treat excess estrogen in a person with pcos?
Will taking estrogen lower the effectiveness of Depo-Provera since it is a pro estrogen medication?
No: Depoprovera is a progestin used by itself, not with a estrogen, for contraception. I could find no interaction with estrogen on an interaction check. If you are receiving Depoprovera injections for contraception, please inform your health care provider, and do not take any meds that have not been prescribed for you. ...Read more
Is there ay medication I can take to reduce gynecomastia in my chest, the doctor said that my estrogen level is just a bit over that normal?
Wait it out: If it persists after 21yrs. Then see a plastic surgeon ...Read more
I have upperlip pigmentation, cause may be high levels of estrogen' apart from bleaching creams, is there a cure or medication for hormone imbalance?
Since prometrium (micronized progesterone) can increase estrogen levels as well as progesterone, would thyroid test results be altered while on this medication?
Thyroid estrogen: Promethium is a pro gestational agent with little effect on thyroid function. ...Read more
Tamoxifen: Tamoxifen has been the standard drug that blocks estrogen receptors in patients whose tumors are considered ER+ A new type of anti-estrogen drug appears to work better than the estrogen-blocking drug tamoxifen. Exemestane (Aromasin), belongs to a class of drugs called aromatase inhibitors. But, for exemestane to work in premenopausal women, the drug can only be given when ovarian function is being suppressed. The Aromatase inhibitors, work by preventing other hormones from changing into estrogen, which fuels certain cancer growths ...Read more
Can I take 1mg dilaudid, if I am taking 500 mg lamotrihine, 20mg citalram, estrogen-methlytestos? Want to make sure no reactions to these drugs.
Ok to take: Dilaudid is ok to take with your medications. The bigger question is hopefully you will not be taking it for too long. It is the strongest oral opioid available, roughly 6-8x stronger than morphine. It is typically reserved for acute post surgical pain or moderate to severe pain needs and is not recommended for chronic pain issues unless directed by a trained pain specialist. ...Read more
Why testosterone?: Do you mean interactions between the two or between e and t and other drugs? First of all, it is not recommended that women take testosterone at all. Re: estrogen and other drugs- it can affect the levels of other drugs that circulate in the blood bound to proteins, like levothyroxine and warfarin. ...Read more
The anti-estrogen drug aromasin (exemestane) is causing a lot of aches and pains. Is this normal?
No: However, Aromasin (exemestane) has a lot of side-effects, and joint pain is one of the most frequent, occurring in around 15% of people who are taking the drug. There are alternatives to this medication, but unfortunately they all share the same side-effects. However, that said, it is never certain that you as an individual would not find an alternative less troublesome. Ask your doctor about this. ...Read more
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
PREMARINE AS FERTILI: It has been used but is not recommended as a fertilitu drug. ...Read more
I have been trying to get my hormones balanced. How risky are drugs like menest (esterified estrogens)?
Does Decapeptyl drug shrink cancer cells in endometrium lining, or does the Decapetyl just stop estrogen thus stopping growth of endometrosis.??
Is there a replacement drug for prescription estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone)?
Yes: Generic equivalents include Covaryx and EEMT. There are alsomany compounded creams, gels, sprays, etc. Compounded drugs are made by a local compounding pharmacy based on a prescription written by your doctor. The advantage is that your doctor can adjust the dose and ratio to your unique needs since one or two sizes do not fit all women. Best wishes ...Read more
Anti-estrogen drugs: Anti-estrogen drugs are given to both premenopausal and postmenopausal women whose cancer is estrogen receptor-positive or progesterone receptor-positive. These cancer may grow when exposed to estrogen. Anti-estrogen medications block or reduce estrogen that is normally produced by the ovaries in premenopausal women or by fat cells, liver, adrenal glands or other organs in postmenopausal women. ...Read more
Feel better on estrogen. Doctor prescribed low dose. Is that ok if in my 90s? (pacemaker, on thyroid, ntg, cholesterol lowering, asa, other drugs)
Yes: If you feel better on it, then I think it's okay. There's no data for or against its use in this setting. It's my opinion. Others may disagree. Medicine is an inexact science! ...Read more
In context of cryofibrinogenemia, lupus-type ctd and adrenal insufficiency, what could cause increase in GI symptoms, nausea, and vomiting with adrenal crisis, when estrogen/progestin drugs are taken?
Cortisol deficiency: With true adrenal insufficiency diagnosed by an endocrinologist, one would need to be taking cortisol replacement therapy. Nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting and weight loss are classic symptoms of adrenal insufficiency which estrogen and Progesterone replacement don't address. Many with primary adrenal insufficiency also look like they have a deep tan. ...Read more
Artifi. Female hormo: Females produce the Estrogens -the female sex hormones mainly in 2 oragans -2 ovaries and 2 adrenal glands. Males have them but in small quantities and produced from testes instead of ovaries and from both adrenal glands. These natural estrogens' equivalents are produced in pharma. Labs with similar properties - synthetic ones & used for treating conditions alone or combined progestrone, anoth. H. ...Read more
Yes: Beer has estrogen if it contains hops, as most beers do. Hops are very estrogenic, and young girls picking hops have been reported to have early puberty. It is not surprising then that male breast enlargement and impotence are also associated with heavy beer consumption. A little research reveals to me that budlight does indeed contain hops, so the answer is an unequivocal yes. ...Read more
Don't: Estrogen levels should not be lowered. They are critical in a womans fertility, regular cyclicity and have many beneficial effects. If there is a specific condition that warrants suppression then there are many treatments, including lupron, (leuprolide) birth control pills and other methods. The question should be why do the estrogen levels need to be decreased? ...Read more