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Prempro Uses, Dosage & Side Effects


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3.17.2017 | Noah Becker
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Prempro Uses, Dosage & Side Effects

chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;

a history of heart attack, stroke, or blood clot (especially in your lung or your lower body);

Have regular physical exams and mammograms, and self-examine your breasts for lumps on a monthly basis while using this medication.

acne, increased hair growth, loss of scalp hair;

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a thyroid medication such as levothyroxine (Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid and others);

See also: Side effects (in more detail).

This medication can cause unusual results with certain medical tests. l any doctor who treats you that you are using Prempro.

insulin or diabetes medicine taken by mouth;

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liver or kidney disease; asthma;

Smoking can increase your risk of blood clots, stroke, or heart attack caused by Prempro. Do not smoke while using this medication.

changes in weight or appetite;

abnormal vaginal bleeding that a doctor has not checked;

vaginal itching or discharge;

Store Prempro at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the medicine container tightly closed.

swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet; or a breast lump.

mild nausea, vomiting, bloating, stomach pain;

Use Prempro regularly to get the most benefit. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine compley.

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sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;

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ketoconazole (Nizoral) or itraconazole (Sporanox);

breast pain, tenderness, or swelling;

pain, swelling, or tenderness in your stomach;

Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, or vaginal bleeding. Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at.

See also: Dosage Information (in more detail).

systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE); or gallbladder disease.

jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);

antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil, Etrafon), amoxapine (Asendin), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), doxepin (Sinequan), imipramine (Janimine, Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor), protriptyline (Vivactil), or trimipramine (Surmontil).

a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);

high blood pressure, heart disease, or circulation problems;

Do not use Prempro if you have:

Follow these directions carefully. This medication comes with patient instructions for safe and effective use. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Prempro: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Prempro may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Take Prempro exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Pregnancy Category X Not for use in pregnancy.

Talk with your doctor about your individual risks before using this medication long term, especially if you smoke or are overweight. Long-term use of Prempro may increase your risk of breast cancer, heart attack, stroke, or blood clot. Your doctor should check your progress on a regular basis (every 3 to 6 months) to determine whether you should continue this treatment.

high cholesterol or triglycerides;

If you need surgery or medical tests or if you will be on bed rest, you may need to stop using this medication for a short time. Any doctor or surgeon who treats you should know that you are taking Prempro.

confusion, problems with memory or concentration;

seizure medicines such as phenytoin (Dilantin), carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretol), felbamate (Felbatol), oxcarbazepine (Trileptal), or primidone (Mysoline);

CSA Schedule N Not a controlled drug.

Have regular physical exams and mammograms, and self-examine your breasts for lumps on a monthly basis while using Prempro.

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Medroxyprogesterone is also a female hormone, usually called "progesterone." It is important for the regulation of ovulation and menstruation. Conjugated estrogens are a mixture of estrogen hormones. Estrogen is a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries that is necessary for many processes in the body. Prempro contains a combination of conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone.

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FDA pregnancy category X. Do not use Prempro if you are pregnant. Use effective birth control while you are using this medication. Do not give this medication to anyone under 18 years old without the advice of a doctor. l your doctor right away if you become pregnant during treatment. Prempro may also slow breast milk production. Do not use if you are breast-feeding a baby. Conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Prempro can harm an unborn baby or cause birth defects.

a personal or family history of stroke; endometriosis;

Prempro should not be used to prevent heart disease or dementia, because this medication may actually increase your risk of developing these conditions.

Do not start a new medication without ling your doctor. Other brands: Premphase. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. l your doctor about all medications you use. This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with Prempro.

Prempro is used to treat the symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, and vaginal dryness, burning, and irritation, and to prevent thinning of the bones (osteoporosis).

l your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:

You may take this medication with or without food. Try to take the medicine at the same time each day.

The medroxyprogesterone contained in this medication may lower this risk. Conjugated estrogens increase your risk of developing endometrial hyperplasia, a condition that may lead to cancer of the uterus. If your uterus has not been removed, talk with your doctor about your specific risk of developing uterine cancer while taking Prempro.

epilepsy or other seizure disorder; migraines; diabetes; underactive thyroid;

sudden severe headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance;

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high or low levels of calcium in your blood; porphyria;

Prempro should not be used to prevent heart disease or dementia, because this medication may actually increase your risk of developing these conditions.

Less serious Prempro side effects may include:

a barbiturate such as amobarbital (Amytal), butabarbital (Butisol), mephobarbital (Mebaral), secobarbital (Seconal), or phenobarbital (Luminal, Solfoton); or.

Talk with your doctor about your individual risks before using this medication long term. Long-term use of Prempro may increase your risk of breast cancer, heart attack, stroke, or blood clot. This medication can harm an unborn baby or cause birth defects. Do not use Prempro if you have any of the following conditions: a history of heart attack, stroke, or blood clot (especially in your lung or your lower body), liver disease, abnormal vaginal bleeding, or a hormone-related cancer such as breast or uterine cancer. Do not use Prempro if you are pregnant.

problems with contact lenses;

Stop taking this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

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Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.

See also: Pregnancy and breastfeeding warnings (in more detail).

freckles or darkening of facial skin;

rifampin (Rifadin, Rifater, Rifamate, Rimactane);

headache, nervousness, dizziness, tired feeling.

any type of breast, uterine, or hormone-dependent cancer.

To make sure you can safely take Prempro, l your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

changes in your menstrual periods, decreased sex drive; or.

a bleeding or blood-clotting disorder; liver disease; or.

pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs; abnormal vaginal bleeding; migraine headache;

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