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What are some symptoms if not taking premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

What are some symptoms if not taking premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

Hot flashes: Vag dryness, increased urination from bladder and urethral dryness, pain with sex form vag dryness, bone loss, trouble sleeping, irritabilty, some peole think it helps prevent aging of the skin, I have many pts on systemic and vaginal hormones. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Conjugated Estrogens (Definition)

Conjugated Estrogens are a form of Estrogens that do occur naturally and be absorbed when ...Read more


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What is the side effects of taking premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

Weight gain etc: Most of my patients on Premarin (conjugated estrogens) do quite well as the benefits of taking it far out weigh the risks. Weight gain, bloating, breast , uterus cancer, blood clot , ht attack, stoke. These are all very uncommon in a healthy person taking this medication. If you have a uterus you will need to take Progesterone also but if you don't then u can just take estrogen which is safer. ...Read more

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Should i be taking progesterone if I am taking premarin, (conjugated estrogens) and am pre-menopausal?

Should i be taking progesterone if I am taking premarin, (conjugated estrogens) and am pre-menopausal?

Depends: Not if you're having regular menses. Your doctor may prescribe Progesterone to induce periods, or lo-dose daily therapy to prevent them -- some physicians would not want you to receive either. But these are questions that need to be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to continue taking premarin (conjugated estrogens). I still have a uterus and am having heavy irregular periods.

Is it safe to continue taking premarin (conjugated estrogens). I still have a uterus and am having heavy irregular periods.

See gyn soon: Unscheduled bleeding in menopause is usually of concern and needs evaluation (sono, poss. Biopsy of inner uterine lining) which can be done in a single office visit to exclude uterine cancer, polyps, etc. ...Read more

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What are the effects for premarin (conjugated estrogens)?

Should help tx: Synptoms of estrogen deficiency like hot flashes, troublke sleeping, irritability, vag dryness, bone loss , etc, in almost everyone if u need premarin, (conjugated estrogens) the benefits outweigh the potentail risks. ...Read more

Premarin (Definition)

Conjugated estrogens is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more