Does the nuvaring have lots of estrogen like premphase (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)?

Much, much more. The nuva-ring is used for contraception and has estrogen levels that mimic the normal levels found in reproductive age women. Prempase is used for postmenopausal hormone replacement and contains a much, much lower dose of estrogen.

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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).

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...

Can you get an irritated stomach lining from prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)? Was only on it for 5 weeks lots of stomach gas/indigestion 9 days later! Gastro coming

Yes. Yes prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) and estrogen replacement products can cause stomach irritation. You should take with some food to avoid the irritation of the stomach lining. You may be able to treat the gastritis with antacids or acid-blockers. Please discuss with your health care provider- the prescriber or your pharmacist. Read more...

Should I take prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) if I have galactosemia?

Discuss with doctor. I cannot find and am unaware of any issues of female hormone therapy and galactosemia. Some individuals with galactosemia have ovarian failure. The decision to use female hormone therapy is a complicated one and should be made in conjunction with your doctor and with discussion of risks (cancer, blood clots, strokes) and potential benefits. Read more...

How can I get off of prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)?

Hormone therapy. If you want to get off prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone), (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) start taking it every other day for a few weeks then every third day for a couple of weeks then stop. Don't be alarmed if you have some spotting during this time. If you want to get onto another hormone combination, just stop the prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) and start the new regimen instead. Read more...

Please describe the medication: prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone)?

Estrogens, conjugated. Treats menopause symptoms (hot flashes, vaginal dryness). Prevents osteoporosis after menopause. This medicine is a combination of 2 hormones. Read more...
Hormone Replacement. It is a pill used for hormone replacement that contains both estrogen and progesterone. It is a daily pill used in menopause to relieve symptoms. You should discuss the benefits and risks with your doctor. Read more...

Prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) works well but expensive. What is exact alternative?

None in US. In the us, there is no exact generic for prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) available. However, there are generic hormone therapies which may work as well for you--ask your doctor. Walmart offers Estradiol and Medroxyprogesterone at a low cost. Read more...
Options. There are options. Prempro has different dosages of estrogen and Progesterone component. Estrogen (estradiol) comes in 0.3mg, 0.45mg, and 0.625mg. The Medroxyprogesterone acetate comes as 1.5mg 2.5mg and 5mg. As your dosage of estrogen goes up, so does progesterone. You can take estrogen as pill or patch. I like the patch. And then take Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for Progesterone (2.5 or 5.0mg). Read more...