Premarin (Conjugated Estrogens; a mixture of estrogen hormones) is used by those experiencing menopause symptoms. Menopause symptoms may include hot flashes and other vaginal changes. During menopause it is also common to experience bone loss and Premarin can help prevent that from occurring. Estrogen is normally produced by the ovaries and is an essential part of many processes in the body.
Premarin Tablets are available for purchase in various strengths (.3mg, 1.25mg, and .625mg).
Use Premarin exactly as directed by your doctor. Ensure you read and understand all the information provided to you by your doctor and/or pharmacist.
Why is Premarin prescribed?
Premarin (Conjugated Estrogens) is used to treat any unwanted/uncomfortable symptoms brought on by menopause.
Is it safe to take Premarin while trying to become or being pregnant?
No, it is absolutely not safe to take Premarin tablets while pregnant. Speak to your doctor immediately if you have a feeling that you might be pregnant.
What if I miss a dose of Premarin?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember to unless it is too close to the time of your next dose. In that case, never take 2 doses to make up for the missed one.
Is there anything specific I should avoid while taking Premarin?
It is highly recommended to avoid smoking as it can increase the risk of developing blood clots and/or having a stroke or heart attack. Also, avoid consuming any products with grapefruit including grapefruit juice. Talk to your doctor about any other lifestyle changes they reccomend.