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Not a good idea: The two drugs are opposite. Premarin (conjugated estrogens) is a synthetic estrogen and Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is a drug that blocks the estrogen receptor. So basically, the two cancel each other - you might experience side effects but have virually no benefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not recommended: Although you need to speak to your prescribing provider, i would recommend against that. You could develop a discontinuation syndrome. ...Read more
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
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Will taking melatonin effect birthcontrol pills? (I'm taking the generic version of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol).)
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 am taking iron.Nexium.Calcium.Vit d3.Methotrexate.Prednisone.Enbrel.Folic acid.Norco. Loestrin 24 fe... Any contradiction?
No: They are all compatible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not usually: There are no interactions among those three drugs. That isn't to say that you couldn't have a headache related to any one of them alone. We're all individuals and anything is possible. The usual approach to determining if there is a side effect is to stop them, see if your symptom promptly resolves, then re-add them one-by-one. ...Read more
.?: I'm not sure what you are asking but i recommend you discuss this with your physician/oncologist. ...Read more
Sure: You may not derive the promised benefits, sexually or otherwise. It's a mix of saw palmetto and astaxanthin. They are both interesting molecules. Saw palmetto is usually offered for benign prostatic disease in older men; it failed a big controlled study but anecdotally it's interesting. Astaxanthin colors shrimp pink and is an antioxidant. ...Read more
Yes: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) doe not inhibit your own ovulation. And it is safe to take in pregnancy so that is why it is a nice medicine. I assume you are taking it to regulate your periods. But since it is generally a low does it wont usually suppress your own body from ovulating. ...Read more
Taking 0.5 estradoil 5 mg provera (medroxyprogesterone) getting yeast inf itch will HRT cause this? Too much estrogen or progestrogen?
Possible: I have had women tell me that taking hormones causes them increased yeast infections. More common, yeast infections can be a result of more direct changes to vaginal environment. New vaginal lubricant, new soap products, changes in diet/exercise/sleep/stress. A great book to assess yeast vaginitis is the v book. You could also consider taking some vaginal probiotics to see if that helps. ...Read more