Is Prempro available in the US?
There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of Prempro available in the United States. Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Prempro. These medications may be counterfeit and potentially unsafe.
Is Prempro still prescribed?
It is a combination of two hormones, an estrogen and a progestin, and is used only by menopausal women who have not undergone hysterectomy. Prempro was the first estrogen/progestin combination available for hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and is still one of the most common HRT’s prescribed by physicians today.
Is it safe to take Prempro?
Prempro may increase your risk of developing a condition that may lead to uterine cancer. Report any unusual vaginal bleeding right away. Using Prempro can increase your risk of blood clots, stroke, or heart attack, or cancer of the breast, uterus, or ovaries.
Is there an alternative to Prempro?
There are currently no generic alternatives to Prempro.
Does Prempro make you gain weight?
Stomach upset, nausea/vomiting, bloating, breast tenderness, headache, or weight changes may occur….Clinical Trials Experience.
|Body System Adverse event||Weight gain|
|PREMPRO 0.625 mg/2.5 mg continuous (n = 340)||9 (3%)|
|PREMPRO 0.625 mg/5 mg continuous (n = 338)||10 (3%)|
|PREMPHASE 0.625 mg/5 mg sequential (n = 351)||11 (3%)|
How long can you take Prempro?
Prempro®: One tablet once a day for 28 days, then repeat the cycle.
What is the best time to take Prempro?
Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. You may take it with food or right after a meal to prevent stomach upset. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
Does taking Prempro cause weight gain?
How quickly does Prempro work?
Within 4 days, hot flashes subsided, within 1 week, they were gone! After 2 months, I have not experienced any side effects other than lack of horrible effects of menopause.”
What are the reviews of Prempro on Drugs.com?
Prempro has an average rating of 6.9 out of 10 from a total of 44 ratings on Drugs.com. 55% of users who reviewed this medication reported a positive effect, while 29% reported a negative effect. Reviews may be moderated to correct grammar/spelling or remove inappropriate language.
When to use Prempro for menopausal women?
Prempro (conjugated estrogens; medroxyprogesterone) is used as hormone replacement in menopausal women who still have their uterus, treat hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis.
How often can you take Prempro in a day?
Prempro ®: One tablet once a day for 28 days, then repeat the cycle. Children—Use is not recommended. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible.
Where does the estrogen in Prempro come from?
Prempro contains a combination of conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone. Estrogen is a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries.