Prempro Estrogens, Conjugated/Medroxyprogesterone Acetate and/or alternatives
Prempro 0.3/1.5mgMarketed as Premique Low Dose in European Union Manufacturer: Pfizer Ltd Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
Prempro 0.45/1.5mgManufacturer: Wyeth Ayerst Laboratories Source Country : United States
Shipped from : United States
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Description of Prempro
The generic name of Prempro is conjugated Estrogens/Medroxyprogesterone acetate. Prempro is used as a hormone replacement therapy drug. It contains two different hormones, estrogens and a progestin. The medication is supplied as two different tablets, 1 Conjugated Estrogens tablet and 1 Medroxyprogesterone Acetate tablet. Prempro is indicated for oral administration only. The conjugated Estrogens tablet is supplied in strength, 0.625mg while Medroxyprogesterone Acetate tablet is supplied in 2 strengths, 2.5mg and 5mg.
Each Prempro medication package contains 28 conjugated Estrogens tablets and 28 Medroxyprogesterone Acetate tablets of any one strength. The medication package which contains conjugated Estrogens 0.625mg tablets and Medroxyprogesterone Acetate 2.5mg tablets is known as Prempro 0.625mg/2.5mg while the medication package which contains conjugated Estrogens 0.625mg tablets and Medroxyprogesterone Acetate 5mg tablets is known as Prempro 0.625mg/5mg.
Prempro is a prescription medication, which means you need to consult your doctor before you buy Prempro online.
Indications & Dosage of Prempro
Prempro is prescribed to manage menopause symptoms such as hot flashes, uterine bleeding, chills and sweating.
Prempro contains two naturally occurring female hormones, Estrogen and Progesterone, which are produced by the ovaries. Ovaries of women in the menopause phase do not produce these hormones in sufficient quantities, which are considered to be the main cause of menopause symptoms. The hormone replacement therapy works to resolve the deficiency of these hormones that helps relieve menopause symptoms.
Your doctor will give you specific instructions regarding the dosage. Each package is indicated for a 28 day treatment cycle. The starting dose of Prempro is 1 conjugated Estrogen tablet and 1 Medroxyprogesterone Acetate tablet, once daily for 28 days. You need to start with a new Prempro medication package on the 29th day, which is the following day after all tablets in the medication package are finished.
Side Effects & Interactions of Prempro
Less severe side effects associated with Prempro are: nausea, nervousness, depression, dizziness, tiredness, diarrhea, vomiting, back pain, or bloating. This is not a complete list of side effects that may be caused by the medication. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects become bothersome.
Severe side effects associated with Prempro are: changes in vaginal bleeding (spotting; prolonged or heavier bleeding or breakthrough bleeding); breast changes (discharge, lumps or swelling); rapid weight gain or first migraine headache. Stop using the medication and consult your doctor if you experience severe side effect after taking a dose of Prempro.
Prempro may potentially interact with other medicines you are using and cause side effects. It may interact with drugs such as barbiturates, corticosteroids, Erythromycin, Cimetidine, blood pressure-lowering medicines, diabetes medications, Itraconazole, Carbamazepine, Dexamethasone or Cyclosporine. This is not a complete list of drugs that may interact with Prempro.
Before you buy Prempro , inform the doctor about every drug you are using which includes prescription drugs, over the counter medications and herbal supplements.
Warnings & Precautions of Prempro
People with medical problems such as fibroids, diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, and liver disease should consult their doctor before they buy Prempro. The drug should not be used by pregnant women or nursing mothers.