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8.22.2017 | Jessica MacAdam
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Estrogen plus progestin therapy should not be used for the prevention of cardiovascular disease or dementia.

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Serious, but less common side effects include:

The medication contains a progestin to decrease the chance of getting cancer of the uterus. Do not take this medication if you have had your uterus (womb) removed (hysterectomy). If you do not have a uterus, you do not need a progestin and you should not take Prempro.

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Estrogens with or without progestins should be prescribed at the lowest effective doses and for the shortest duration consistent with treatment goals and risks for the individual woman.

l your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Call your healthcare provider right away if you get any of the following warning signs or any other unusual symptoms that concern you:

The WHI estrogen plus progestin substudy demonstrated an increased risk of invasive breast cancer.

Do not take Prempro if you:

The WHIMS estrogen-alone ancillary study of WHI reported an increased risk of developing probable dementia in postmenopausal women 65 years of age or older during 5.2 years of treatment with daily CE (0.625 mg)-alone, relative to placebo. It is unknown whether this finding applies to younger postmenopausal women.

Keep all medications out of the reach of children.

What can I do to lower my chances of getting a serious side effect with Prempro?

However, if overdose is suspected, seek emergency medical attention. If Prempro is administered by a healthcare provider in a medical setting, it is unlikely that an overdose will occur.

The WHI estrogen-alone substudy reported increased risks of stroke and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in postmenopausal women (50 to 79 years of age) during 7.1 years of treatment with daily oral CE (0.625 mg), relative to placebo.

​This is not a complete list of drug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with this medication and lead to potentially dangerous effects. Discuss the use of grapefruit products with your doctor.

WARNING: CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS, BREAST CANCER, ENDOMETRIAL CANCER and PROBABLE DEMENTIA.

In the absence of comparable data, these risks should be assumed to be similar for other doses of CE and other dosage forms of estrogens.

l your doctor if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Prempro should not be used while breastfeeding.

These medications may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Common side effects of Prempro include headache, breast pain, and irregular vaginal bleeding.

It is unknown whether this finding applies to younger postmenopausal women. The WHI Memory Study (WHIMS) estrogen plus progestin ancillary study of the WHI reported an increased risk of developing probable dementia in postmenopausal women 65 years of age or older during 4 years of treatment with daily CE (0.625 mg) combined with MPA (2.5 mg), relative to placebo. Breast Cancer.

Prempro is also used to reduce the risk of getting osteoporosis. Prempro is prescription medication used to treat moderate to severe hot flashes and vaginal dryness, burning, and irritation after menopause. This medicine both contain estrogen and progesterone hormones, which are necessary for many processes in the body and ovulation and menstruation.

Important Information about the use of combinations of estrogens and progestin:

Cardiovascular Disorders and Probable Dementia.

Prempro is also used to reduce the risk of getting osteoporosis. Prempro is prescription medication used to treat moderate to severe hot flashes and vaginal dryness, burning, and irritation after menopause.

Cardiovascular Disorders and Probable Dementia.

l your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Prempro should not be used during pregnancy.

If you take too much Prempro call your healthcare provider or local Poison Control Center, or seek emergency medical attention right away.

Prempro contains the same hormones, but may be packaged with different doses depending on the label. Prempro comes in tablet form to be taken once daily, with or without food.

Less serious, but common side effects include:

In the absence of comparable data, these risks should be assumed to be similar for other doses of CE and MPA and other combinations and dosage forms of estrogens and progestins.

Estrogens with or without progestins should be prescribed at the lowest effective doses and for the shortest duration consistent with treatment goals and risks for the individual woman. Estrogen-Alone Therapy Endometrial Cancer.

Adding a progestin to estrogen therapy has been shown to reduce the risk of endometrial hyperplasia, which may be a precursor to endometrial cancer. Adequate diagnostic measures, including directed or random endometrial sampling when indicated, should be undertaken to rule out malignancy in postmenopausal women with undiagnosed persistent or recurring abnormal genital bleeding. There is an increased risk of endometrial cancer in a woman with a uterus who uses unopposed estrogens.

Estrogen-alone therapy should not be used for the prevention of cardiovascular disease or dementia.

Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully. Your doctor will determine the best dose for you. Take Prempro exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

Prempro is part of the drug class:

Store these medications at room temperature.

The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) estrogen plus progestin substudy reported an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism, stroke and myocardial infarction in postmenopausal women (50 to 79 years of age) during 5.6 years of treatment with daily oral conjugated estrogen (CE) combined with medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA), relative to placebo.

Estrogen Plus Progestin Therapy.

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