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Can i take contraceptive pills (marvelon) while taking duphaston?

Can i take contraceptive pills (marvelon) while taking duphaston?

Yes : Marvelon is a birth control pill with estrogen and Progesterone already in it. Duphaston is just a progesterone. I am not sure why both would be prescribed, but yes, you can take both. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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Are estrace (estradiol) pills taken vaginally?

Are estrace (estradiol) pills taken vaginally?

Sometimes: Sometimes estrogen is given vaginally when women suffer from atrophy, dry vagina, with menopause. ...Read more

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What happens if you take Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and nolvadex concurrently?

What happens if you take Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and nolvadex concurrently?

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 more

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Should i stop taking Prozac (fluoxetine) while taking diflucan for oral thrush?

Not recommended: Although you need to speak to your prescribing provider, i would recommend against that. You could develop a discontinuation syndrome. ...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

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Can Premarin (conjugated estrogens) stop vaginal bleeding?

Can Premarin (conjugated estrogens) stop vaginal bleeding?

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

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Can you take 800 mg aspirin (BC powder) while taking atenolol?

Can you take 800 mg aspirin (BC powder) while taking atenolol?

With caution : Make sure the headache is not due to high blood pressure & the high dose aspirin does not upset your stomach. ...Read more

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Can mixing celexa, Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and crestor cause headaches?

Can mixing celexa, Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and crestor cause headaches?

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

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I stopped taking evista (raloxifene) after taking it for 10 years?

I stopped taking evista (raloxifene) after taking it for 10 years?

.?: I'm not sure what you are asking but i recommend you discuss this with your physician/oncologist. ...Read more

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How could Premarin (conjugated estrogens) IV stop bleeding?

How could Premarin (conjugated estrogens) IV stop bleeding?

Bleeding: If you are taking Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and are bleeding you must see your Gynecologist as soon as you can. Hope all goes well. Please let me know what happens. ...Read more

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Is taking agelesse men tablets ok for you?

Is taking agelesse men tablets ok for you?

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

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Can you ovulate while taking prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

Can you ovulate while taking prometrium (micronized progesterone)?

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

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Taking 0.5 estradoil 5 mg provera (medroxyprogesterone) getting yeast inf itch will HRT cause this? Too much estrogen or progestrogen?

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

Premarin (Definition)

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