What is Premarin prescribed for?
Premarin (conjugated estrogens tablet) can reduce Menopause symptoms (like hot flashes and dryness of the vaginal area). Menopause occurs when a woman's body produces insufficient estrogen. It is also possible for women to use certain estrogen products to prevent bone loss (osteoporosis) after menopause. Other medications (such as alendronate and raloxifene) that may be more effective for preventing bone loss. Before undergoing estrogen treatment, this medication should be considered.
Frequently Asked Questions About Premarin
If stomach upset occurs, you should take this medication immediately after eating or with food as directed by your doctor. Avoid crushing, chewing, or dissolving extended-release tablets. The risk of side effects increases when the drug is released all at once.
Unless your doctor or pharmacist instructs you otherwise, do not split extended-release tablets unless they have a score line. Whether you swallow the whole tablet or split tablets, don't crush or chew them.
Treatment response and your medical condition determine the dosage. You should take this medication regularly to reap its maximum benefits. To make it easier for you to remember, take it at the same time(s) every day.
Take this medication as directed. Do not exceed your prescribed dose or take it more frequently or longer than recommended.
If you don't see improvement in your condition or if it worsens, speak to your physician.
The most commonly reported side effects of Premarin include:
- problems with contact lenses
- weight or appetite changes
- freckles or darkening of facial skin
- decreased sex drive
- vaginal itching or discharge
- increased hair growth
- stomach upset or cramps
- tired feeling
- breast pain, tenderness or swelling
- loss of scalp hair
- changes in your menstrual periods
- high blood pressure
- vaginal yeast infections
There are other side effects that may occur that are not listed on this page. Talk to your doctor for medical advice on side effects if you find them unmanageable.
It is possible that premarin can increase your risk of heart attack, strokes, blood clot or dementia. It is not recommended to prevent heart disease. report any unusual vaginal bleeding to your doctor.
Few known Drug Interactions of Premarin are listed below:
- Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol)
- Lyrica (Pregabalin)
- Nexium (Esomeprazole)
- Cymbalta (Duloxetine)
- Synthroid (Levothyroxine)
- Xanax (Alprazolam)
- Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)
A complete list of Premarin Drug Interactions is not available on this page.
Consult your physician if you have any questions about this medicine's drug interactions.
Starting price of Premarin 0.3mg cost in Canada.
- 28 tabs - $34.65 USD ($1.24 per tabs)
- 56 tabs - $57.75 USD ($1.03 per tabs)
- 84 tabs - $67.73 USD ($0.81 per tabs)
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DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this page is to provide basic information on this product and is not intended to substitute medical advice from a licensed doctor. Always make sure to consult with a doctor before ordering medication online from Canada. Do not avoid or delay seeing a healthcare provider based on what you read here.