Generic Premarin (Conjugated Estrogens)
Product Code: PR990644
Estrogens is a drug used to treat deficits of estrogen hormones in the body. In women , this medication reduces signs of menopause such as vaginal dryness. It also prevents osteoporosis which a condition where female counterparts experience bone loss. Men too can use estrogens to treat prostate cancer. The same can be said for women who can use the drug to treat breast cancer. Before applying estrogens in and around the vagina, doctors have advised that persons should consider taking the drug orally or by injection.
Take this medication as prescribed by your doctor. Ensure you read your prescription label thoroughly before using the drug. Any queries you have must be directed to tour doctor or pharmacist. The dose is administered based on your response to treatment and medical condition. Estrogens can be taken with or without food depending on your doctor's prescription.
When taking long-lasting tablets, avoid chewing, crushing or even breaking the drug. If you do this, you increase your chances of having high-end side effects. Therefore, swallow the whole drug as prescribed. Stick to the doctor's prescription and avoid changing the dose unless your doctor recommends you to. Take the drug the same time each day. Keep in tabs with your doctor to ascertain if your condition is improving or worsening.
When using Estrogens, individuals may experience certain side effects. These are: gain or loss of weight, breast tenderness, dizziness, nausea, stomach upset and frequent headaches. The medication has serious side effects such as memory lapse, blood clots, blurred vision, slurred speech, swelling of legs, fainting, yellowing eyes, itching and having trouble breathing.
Before taking this drug, it is important to inform your doctor if:
You have experienced vaginal bleeding before
You have suffered from any type of cancer
You are allergic to some medicines
You have kidney or liver disease
You are taking alcohol or using tobacco
You have high blood pressure
You have diabetes
Do not give this drug to children as it may affect their growth.